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October 17th, 2014
05:56 PM ET

Who is the new Ebola czar Ron Klain?

(CNN) – President Barack Obama appointed an 'Ebola czar' to coordinate the federal response to the deadly disease Friday.

But to the surprise of many, the President didn't turn to an infectious disease expert or medical scholar.

Instead, he tapped a well-known Washington insider, Ron Klain.

CNN's Jake Tapper reports.


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