House Panel Seeks Interview With Trump’s FDA Head

The Hill reports:

The House subcommittee investigating the U.S. response to the coronavirus wants to question Stephen Hahn, former President Trump’s Food and Drug Administration commissioner, about attempts to improperly interfere with the agency’s review of COVID-19 therapeutics and vaccines.

The committee on Monday sent a letter to Hahn asking him to sit for an interview on Dec. 16, and to provide documents and communications by Dec. 6.

Hahn, an oncologist who had no previous experience running a government agency, had taken the helm at FDA in early 2020, just weeks before the first COVID-19 cases were identified in the U.S.

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