"Secretary Ross should step down immediately. People across this country depend on accurate, factual weather reporting, especially in times of natural disasters like hurricanes.
"The only factor in issuing weather predictions should be science, not the political whims of a President and his Administration. People gather their loved ones and flee their homes in fear when they hear about these storms, and it is extremely concerning that Secretary Ross would threaten to fire scientists for simply stating the facts.
"Knowingly issuing false weather forecasts is a crime punishable by law and it is outrageous that Secretary Ross would pressure his own staff to break that law.
"As we see more and more severe weather as a result of the climate crisis, we cannot afford to have