The Senate confirmed Dr. Robert Califf as commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration. Senators voted 89-4 Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016, to confirm Califf after a handful of Democrats delayed action in a protest over the agency’s inaction on the abuse of opioid painkillers. Some opponents also say his ties to pharmaceutical companies are too close.
The Senate confirmed Dr. Robert Califf as commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration. Senators voted 89-4 Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016, to confirm Califf after a handful of Democrats delayed action in a protest over the agency’s inaction on the abuse of opioid painkillers. Some opponents also say his ties to pharmaceutical companies are too close. Pablo Martinez Monsivais AP
The Senate confirmed Dr. Robert Califf as commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration. Senators voted 89-4 Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016, to confirm Califf after a handful of Democrats delayed action in a protest over the agency’s inaction on the abuse of opioid painkillers. Some opponents also say his ties to pharmaceutical companies are too close. Pablo Martinez Monsivais AP