Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's (D) administration refused to answer questions from legislators Thursday about her coronavirus nursing home policy. During a House Oversight Committee meeting, chairman Rep. Steve Johnson (R) acknowledged a representative from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) declined to participate: "Most of your guys got a letter last night from the director (MDHHS's Elizabeth Hertel) in response" to the announced hearing, he said. "We asked them to testify, we asked them last week. We really wanted them to testify, because there are questions that need to be answered. They refused to testify. They sent us this letter instead," Johnson told the committee. The committee chairman indicated the letter claimed MDHHS has "the greatest data out there," but did not share any of it. "I'm just a simple guy, but in my mind if you have the best data out there, wouldn't you share it with people?" he said. Johnson said the data reported by the Whitmer administration indicated Michigan has the 14th highest coronavirus-related death rate in the country per 100 residents. The U.S. Department of Justice attempted to get data from Whitmer's administration in August, and the governor issued a joint statement with… Read full this story
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