Food and Drug Administrator Confirmation Hearing Dr. Scott Gottlieb testified at a confirmation hearing on his nomination to be commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). He said… read more

Food and Drug Administrator Confirmation Hearing Dr. Scott Gottlieb testified at a confirmation hearing on his nomination to be commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). He said his priorities at the FDA would be combating opioid addiction and accelerating the approval of new drugs. Ranking Member Patty Murray (D-WA) and Democratic committee members brought up their concerns about the nominee’s financial ties to medical companies. In response, Dr. Gottlieb pledged to be impartial as FDA commissioner and uphold the standards of the agency. Other topics addressed included prescription drug prices, e-cigarette regulations, food safety, and implementation of the 21st Century Cures Act. close

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Food and Drug Administrator Confirmation Hearing

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Program ID:
426502-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
SD-430, Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 05, 2017 | 10:03am EDT | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Apr 21, 2017 | 8:52am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Apr 05, 2017 | 10:03am EDT | C-SPAN.org
  • Apr 05, 2017 | 1:55pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Apr 06, 2017 | 3:25am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Apr 06, 2017 | 3:36am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 06, 2017 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 07, 2017 | 1:29am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 07, 2017 | 11:47am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 10, 2017 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 17, 2017 | 2:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 21, 2017 | 8:52am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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