© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Meals and Drug Administration Commissioner nominee Physician Robert Califf testifies at his nomination listening to on the Senate Well being, Schooling, Labor and Pensions Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, November 17, 2015. REUTERS/Gary Cameron/Fil
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders mentioned on Tuesday he would oppose President Joe Biden’s nominee for Meals and Drug Administration Commissioner, Robert Califf, due to his ties to the pharmaceutical trade.
“The COVID-19 pandemic has made clearer than ever the selection between pharmaceutical income and the well being of our folks. On this important second, Dr. Califf is just not the chief People want on the FDA and I’ll oppose his nomination,” Sanders mentioned in an announcement.
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