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NOAA Told Staff To Not Contradict Trump's False Forecast

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NOAA Told Staff To Not Contradict Trump's False Forecast

NOAA Told Staff To Not Contradict Trump's False Forecast

Donald Trump tweeted hat Hurricane Dorian would be “one of the largest hurricanes ever.” He said it would hit South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia and Alabama and told everyone to be careful.

According to Gizmodo, this announcement was not only false, but supported by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

The Washington Post reported that a top NOAA official told staff to not contradict the president.


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