The Vitals

E&C Dems: Trump Budget Threatens Biodefense Preparedness

June 12, 2017
House Energy & Commerce Democratic leaders assert in a letter Monday (June 12) that President Donald Trump’s proposed budget cuts could put the United States at risk of a bioterrorism attack. The letter asks E&C Chair Greg Walden (R-OR) to hold a hearing on the proposed cuts to the National Institutes of Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, saying the reductions could make it difficult for the nation to prepare for a biological attack or an emerging infectious...

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