MARY LOUISE KELLY, HOST: Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross is under the microscope again, this time for reportedly pressuring a government weather agency to back up President Trump's false claims about the path of Hurricane Dorian. Ross, through a spokesman, has denied the report, but the secretary has a history of meddling with federal scientific agencies. NPR's Scott Horsley reports. SCOTT HORSLEY, BYLINE: The latest storm to engulf the commerce secretary began 10 days ago, when weather forecasters in Birmingham, Ala., issued a tweet saying Hurricane Dorian posed no threat to their state. Kevin Laws, who's with the National Weather Service in Birmingham, told WBHM Radio they had no political motive. They were just trying to reassure nervous citizens...
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