Patty Murray and Food and Drug Administration

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10/19/2020 At Warren, Peters, and Murray Request, Independent Watchdog Agrees to Investigate Trump Administration Political Interference at FDA and CDC US Seante ... Patty Murray (D-WA), Ranking Member of the HELP Committee, the Government Accountability Office (GAO), the independent arm of Congress, has agreed to conduct an investigation of the Trump Administration's political interference at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and to determine whether this interference has violated the agencies' scientific integrity and communication policies."The GAO's decision to conduct an independent ...
9/10/2020 Vaccine by Nov. 3? Halted study explains just how unlikely MSN ... Food and Drug Administration to approve a vaccine before it is proven to be safe and effective, a concern senator after senator echoed on Wednesday. 'When it comes to a COVID-19 vaccine, we can't allow President Trump to repeat his alarming pattern of putting politics ahead of science and public health," said Sen. Patty Murray of Washington, the committee's ranking Democrat. The U.S. has invested billions of dollars in ...
9/2/2020 Senator Murray Demands FDA Address Political Interference By Promising Thorough COVID-19 Vaccine Review, Outlining Standards for Emergency Authorization US Seante ... Patty Murray (D-WA), ranking member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, wrote to Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Dr. Stephen Hahn expressing her concern regarding his recent statement that FDA may find it “appropriate” to authorize a COVID-19 vaccine “before the end of Phase Three” clinical trials. Senator Murray emphasized the importance of ensuring public confidence that a COVID-19 vaccine is safe ...
9/1/2020 Baldwin, Colleagues Call for Immediate HELP Committee Hearing with CDC & FDA Heads to Investigate Trump Administration's Politicization of COVID-19 Response US Seante ... Patty Murray (D-WA) requesting that the Committee hold an immediate hearing with Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Stephen Hahn and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Robert Redfield addressing the Trump administration's politicization of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic response and the undue political influence of the White House on these public health agencies. The letter was led by Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA ...
8/29/2020 Warren, Colleagues Call for Immediate HELP Committee Hearing with CDC & FDA Heads to Investigate Trump Administration's Politicization of COVID-19 Response US Seante ... Patty Murray (D-Wash.) requesting that the Committee hold an immediate hearing with Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Stephen Hahn and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Robert Redfield addressing the Trump Administration's politicization of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic response and the undue political influence of the White House on these public health agencies. "It is essential that the federal government develop and implement ...
6/30/2020 Lawmakers press CDC for plan on distributing COVID-19 vaccine FierceHealthcare ... plan on distributing COVID-19 vaccine by Robert King Jun 30, 2020 3:42pm Sens. Lamar Alexander, R-Tennessee (right), and Patty Murray, D-Washington, questioned members of the White House's coronavirus task force Tuesday. (U.S ... head to large-scale clinical trials within the next month. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Stephen Hahn, M.D., said the agency released guidance on the standards and data that will be needed to get approval ...
5/12/2020 6 takeaways from the surreal Senate hearing on coronavirus - STAT STAT ... Patty Murray (D-Wash.) briefly froze on screen from what appeared to be her kitchen. Stephen Hahn, the commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, spoke in front of a blindingly white backdrop that lent his testimony a saintlike air. Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) orchestrated the hearing from his basement lair. Lawmakers and four top federal officials overseeing the Trump administration’s coronavirus response had convened to answer a pressing ...
5/12/2020 Fauci warns 'little spikes' of coronavirus could turn into dangerous outbreaks if states open without necessary mitigation Business Insider ... Patty Murray, the top Democrat on the panel, repeatedly criticized the Trump administration's coronavirus response and urged the hearing witnesses to tell the truth. Dr. Robert Redfield, head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Food and Drug Administration commissioner Stephen Hahn, and Brett Giroir, who is leading coronavirus testing at the Department of Health and Human Services, also testified. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories . Dr. Anthony ...
5/12/2020 Fauci warns 'little spikes' of coronavirus could turn into dangerous outbreaks if states open without necessary mitigation Business Insider ... Patty Murray, the top Democrat on the panel, repeatedly criticized the Trump administration's coronavirus response and urged the hearing witnesses to tell the truth. Dr. Robert Redfield, head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Food and Drug Administration commissioner Stephen Hahn, and Brett Giroir, who is leading coronavirus testing at the Department of Health and Human Services, also testified. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories . Dr. Anthony ...
5/12/2020 Fauci set to testify to Congress on U.S. coronavirus response, reopening plans NBC News ... Patty Murray, D-Wash. Watch: Fauci delivers opening statement at Senate coronavirus hearing May 12, 2020 04:58 Fauci and two of the other witnesses — Dr. Robert Redfield, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Dr. Stephen Hahn, the head of the Food and Drug Administration — testified by videoconference Tuesday because they are self-quarantining after possible exposure to COVID-19. The fourth witness, Brett Giroir, the assistant ...