This administration continues to be an international disgrace.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel currently is considering the Joint Chiefs’ recommendation to impose a mandatory 21-day quarantine for all returning troops. At Monday’s daily briefing, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest acknowledged that Hagel might coordinate with the White House on that decision.
But when pressed by Fox News on what the president’s position is, Earnest would not say.
“We will let the Department of Defense make an announcement,” Earnest said. Asked how the U.S. could send troops to West Africa
The comments reflected the latest area of confusion in the ever-evolving U.S. response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Over the weekend, the White House put pressure on New Jersey and New York over policies quarantining returning health care workers.
The new guidelines detail various…
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