Celebrity Vetting and ‘Helping the President’ to Defeat Coronavirus Despair

is an investigative report into the Department of Health and Human Services under President Trump. The report was published by the New York Times on October 29th, 2020. It revealed that the department attempted to use a $265-million dollar public relations campaign centered around COVID-19 in September 2020 to support the president’s reelection bid.

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helpingthepresidentwillhelpthecountry . The $265 million public campaign to “defeat despair” around the coronavirus was planned partly around the politically tinged theme that “helping the president will help the country”.

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Weiland, Noah, and Sharon LaFraniere. 2020. “Celebrity Vetting and ‘Helping the President’ to Defeat Coronavirus Despair.” The New York Times , October 29, 2020, sec. U.S. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/10/29/us/politics/coronavirus-public-relations-trump.html .

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