Senate Health Committee Sends Hahn Nomination To Senate Floor

By Kelly Lienhard / December 3, 2019 at 1:40 PM
The Senate health committee on Tuesday (Dec. 3) voted 18 to 5 in favor of sending Stephen Hahn’s nomination for FDA commissioner to the Senate floor, despite concerns from both sides of the aisle about whether he will implement a ban on all flavored e-cigarette products. Lawmakers generally have urged him to take a strong stance on the issue, but he has remained noncommittal, only promising to follow the data and the science. The committee’s ranking Democrat, Sen. Patty Murray...

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