Earlier this week it was revealed that Vice President Dick Cheney’s office deleted portions of Senate testimony to be given by Centers for Disease Control Director Julie Gerberding, on the public health impacts of climate change.
Today, Bush Press Secretary Dana Perino is demanding an apology from Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) over comments she directed at Perino in regards to the climate censorship scandal.
The spat arose over comments Senator Boxer made at a press conference yesterday:
In reaction, Perino told the press today that: “I have never said such a thing about a fellow public servant, and I wouldn’t if I didn’t have all the facts. I think I deserve an apology.”
But as Satyam Khanna at Think Progress points out, Perino did not tell the truth at the time when the climate censorship was first uncovered:
You can go here to read the back-story where you will also find a full version of the massive edits made to the Centers for Disease Control climate change report.