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Fri Jan 12, 2018, 09:21 PM

Dan Diamond Twitter thread: Teresa Manning HHS head, escorted from the building today

(Apologies. I will embed single tweets as text but I draw the line on Twitter threads. There's more of what he's got to say on Twitter.)






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Scoop: Teresa Manning — the anti-abortion activist who was put in charge of Title X — was physically escorted from HHS premises today.
8:01 PM - 12 Jan 2018

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Fri Jan 12, 2018, 09:30 PM

1. Link!

*No mention of her being walked out the door with assistance, yet*

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/powerpost/wp/2018/01/12/antiabortion-activist-to-step-down-as-head-of-hhss-family-planning-division/

Antiabortion activist abruptly steps down as head of HHS’s family planning division

Teresa Manning — an antiabortion activist in charge of the Health and Human Services Department’s family planning programs — resigned her post Friday, according to a department spokeswoman.

Manning, who serves as deputy assistant secretary for the Office of Population Affairs, has devoted much of her career to fighting abortion and has publicly questioned the efficacy of several popular contraception methods. Her job includes overseeing the Title X program, which provides family-planning funding for poor Americans or those without health insurance.

In an email Friday evening, HHS spokeswoman Caitlin Oakley confirmed Manning’s resignation, but did not provide a reason for her abrupt departure.

“HHS would like to thank her for her service to this Administration and the American people,” Oakley said...


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Fri Jan 12, 2018, 09:42 PM

2. Good riddance!

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