House Hearing on the Sackler Family and the Opioid Epidemic

The House Oversight and Reform Committee held a hearing on the Sackler family’s role in the U.S. opioid crisis. The Sacklers own Purdue… read more

The House Oversight and Reform Committee held a hearing on the Sackler family’s role in the U.S. opioid crisis. The Sacklers own Purdue Pharma, which produced and marketed the highly addictive opioid Oxycontin. The attorneys general from Massachusetts and Idaho testified about the need for Congress to close a bankruptcy law loophole that would allow the Sacklers to avoid future liability against lawsuits and protect their personal wealth. Republicans argued about the importance of addressing the flow of illegal drugs coming into the United States across the southern border from Mexico. close

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House Hearing on the Sackler Family and the Opioid Epidemic

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Program ID:
512334-1
Category:
House Committee
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House Committee
Location:
2154, Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 08, 2021 | 12:04pm EDT | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Jun 18, 2021 | 10:57am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Jun 08, 2021 | 12:05pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jun 08, 2021 | 12:33pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 08, 2021 | 9:33pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 09, 2021 | 1:43am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
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  • Jun 14, 2021 | 8:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 18, 2021 | 10:57am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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