A shocking number of conservatives publicly went out on this limb.
Owens "is having a big impact on politics in our Country. She represents an ever expanding group of very smart 'thinkers,' and it is wonderful to watch and hear the dialogue going on...so good for our Country!"-- Donald Trump, May 2018
Steven J. Milloy is a lawyer, whose close financial and organizational ties to tobacco and oil companies have been the subject of criticism from a number of sources, as Milloy has consistently criticized the science linking secondhand smoke to health risks and human activity to global warming. He was a commentator for Fox News and ran the website junkscience.com, which is dedicated to "debunking" what Milloy labels "faulty scientific data and analysis."