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Rick Perry – Shadow Secretary of Health and Human Services

Secretary of Energy Rick Perry salutes with officers of the Public Health Service Commissioned Corps at the swearing-in of Admiral Brett Giroir, Dept of HHS

While the president’s hands are tied by the CDC vaccine chief’s brother, who is behind HHS appointments? A big clue came in the form of Brett Giroir’s appointment to Assistant Secretary for Health. As CEO of the Texas A&M Health Science Center, Giroir was appointed Director of the Texas Task Force on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response by then-Governor Perry. Guess who served on Giroir’s commission?

There he is!

Peter Hotez.

Hotez is the vaccine developer who has called Texans for Vaccine Choice “a hate group.” He is also coming out with a book denying his daughter’s vaccine injury. At the pediatricians’ annual legislative conference, he was praised by Giroir who said  “there are no [vaccine] safety issues, especially not autism.”

Governor Rick Perry has given that same opinion all the way back in 2011:

You heard the same arguments about giving our children protections from some of the childhood diseases, and they were.. autism was part of that. Now we’ve subsequently found out that was generated and not true.

That was all the way back when he was defending his decision to mandate the HPV vaccine Gardasil for Texas schoolgirls. That decision may very well explain the positions of other top officials at HHS. The Deputy FDA Commissioner during Gardasil’s FDA approval and the Deputy HHS Secretary who announced it are now the FDA Commissioner and the HHS Secretary.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR HEALTH ON VAX: “There are no safety issues.”

At the American Academy of Pediatrics’ (AAP) legislative conference, Assistant Secretary for Health and National Vaccine Program Director Brett Giroir said “there are no safety issues” with vaccines. He also told the academy of doctors who openly support the censorship of vaccine risks, “You have an ally in myself and everyone in the administration [on vaccines].”

Thanks to Dr. Sean Gallagher, @TheKidKidDoc, for informing Autism Investigated of this.

(To be fair, the president has said he supports vaccines while raising awareness about their dangers.)

Seems Giroir has a cozy relationship with the pharmaceutical industry, going back to when he headed the Texas A&M Health Science Center.

Including when it comes to vaccines.

He was run out of his post after 18 months, for his ties to industry.

Guess who Giroir also praised? None other than Peter “[you] are a hate group” Hotez:

The Department of Heath and Human Services runs the National Vaccine Program. The department denies any safety problems with vaccines. The department, therefore, cannot be trusted when it comes to vaccines. That’s why we need an independent vaccine safety commission!

And what exactly did Admiral Giroir mean by the AAP having an ally in the entire administration? Even cabinet members who have nothing to do with vaccines? The transportation secretary? The labor secretary? Or…

What the now-Secretary of Energy has to do with vaccines…

Stay tuned.