Governor Whitman joins a nonpartisan task force of former government officials to denounce the Trump administration's treatment of science.
Writer Viola Gienger highlights Governor Whitman's work in bipartisan task force which found that many senior U.S. officials over the past three presidential administrations subsumed scientific integrity to their political or personal interests.
Regardless of President Trump’s fate in the impeachment inquiry, his presidency has exposed serious fissures in our system of government that require repair — especially when it comes to the integrity of government research.
All presidents over the past two decades have nudged science to support their policies, but a report out of N.Y.U. said the Trump administration has driven federal science to a “crisis point.”