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Sens. Manchin, Markey Join Opposition To Califf, But Obama Affirms Support

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

Two more senators, Edward Markey, D-Mass., and Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., announced their opposition to Robert Califf to head the FDA, citing the appointee’s financial ties to industry and weak position on prescription opioid addiction, but the White House said the president stands behind his nominee.


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