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Yet Another Trump Nominee Withdraws Under Fire

CBS News reports: President Trump announced Tuesday that his nominee for drug czar, Rep. Tom Marino, has withdrawn his name from consideration for the position. The announcement came following a joint investigation by CBS’ “60 Minutes” and The Washington Post on the opioid crisis. The report found that Congress helped disarm the Drug Enforcement Administration during the height of the …

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OHIO: Trump Ally Sheriff Says “We Don’t Do Narcan” Because Survivors Are Unhappy To See The Police

The Cincinnati Enquirer reports: Butler County Sheriff Richard K. Jones says his deputies won’t carry Narcan, despite its effectiveness reversing the effects opioid and heroin overdoses. He’s the only sheriff in Southwest Ohio whose department doesn’t use it. I asked Jones about Narcan after the controversial comments made by a Middletown city councilman about refusing to respond to overdose runs. …

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