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Florida House candidate who claimed to treat shooting victims after Pulse shooting admits she ‘just made it up’

A former candidate for a state Democratic house seat lied about being a doctor and treating Pulse victims, Florida health officials confirmed.

A report published Wednesday by the Florida Department of Public Health reveals Catherine Elizabeth McCarthy admitted to an investigator that she “just made it up.” The department ordered McCarthy to pay $3,094.95 in fines and costs for intentionally presenting herself as a doctor without an active license.…

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