E&C Leaders Demand Azar Brief Them On Reports Of Political Interference

By Kelly Lienhard / September 14, 2020 at 3:24 PM
House Energy & Commerce Committee Chair Frank Pallone (D-NJ) and oversight subcommittee Chair Diana DeGette (D-CO) on Monday (Sept. 14) demanded HHS Secretary Alex Azar participate in an immediate briefing to respond to reports that appointees from the White House are working to review and change scientific COVID-19 public health reports and quiet public health officials. In a letter to Azar on Monday, the lawmakers cite a Politico report from late Friday evening (Sept. 11) that revealed senior HHS...

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