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NYT: Commerce secretary threatened to fire NOAA employees

Written by CNN | Source: CNN | September 09, 2019 08:42 PM

Washington (CNN)Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross threatened to fire top National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration employees if the agency didn't disavow a tweet from a regional office that contradicted President Donald Trump's false claim that Hurricane Dorian was likely to hit Alabama, according to a report by The New York Times.

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