Faced with a scandal, Trump's pick for drug czar quits
20 October, 2017, 00:59 | Author: Chad Mckenzie
Trump called Marino "a good man" on Monday but said, somewhat ominously, "We're going to be looking into Tom". "We're going to look into the report", the President continued.
The bill, called Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act, was signed into law by president Obama previous year, after it was passed by both chambers of Congress. Critics say it effectively stripped the DEA of its authority to investigate suspicious transactions as the government is now required to meet a higher standard before taking enforcement actions. He said: "If I think it's 1% negative to doing what we want to do, I will make a change".
Marino sponsored legislation that effectively made it much more hard for DEA to crack down on suspicious narcotic shipments from drug distribution companies, stripping the agency of its authority, the news outlets reported.
Congress passed a law in 2016 weakening the Drug Enforcement Administration's ability to crack down on drug makers and distribution companies supplying doctors and pharmacists peddling opioids to the black market. In 2014, Marino staffers met with DEA investigator Joseph T. Rannazzisi to understand why he was so adamantly opposed to their bill.
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Some Democrats called on Mr. Trump to respond after the report.
At the time, the opioid crisis had claimed the lives of 200,000 people - more than three times the number of United States military deaths during the Vietnam War.
Almost nine months into his presidency, Trump has been criticized for not taking more substantial actions on his campaign pledge to tackle America's opioid epidemic, which disproportionately affects numerous areas that were key to his victory. In August, while speaking in a conference room at his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey, the President promised to "protect innocent citizens from drug dealers that poison our communities".
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But Trump has yet to formally declare the emergency status, which would then unlock additional resources to fight the epidemic.
In the wake of the report, some Democratic lawmakers urged Trump to reconsider Marino's nomination.
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Kelly, did he get a call from Obama?" One alumna of the Obama White House, Alyssa Mastromonaco, called the claim "a fucking lie". The Kelly family reportedly sat at a table with then First Lady Michelle Obama at the private event. "You could ask Gen.
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The Wilmington shooting happened around 11 a.m.at 28th Street Auto Sales and Service in the 2800 block of Northeast Boulevard. CBS Baltimore reports he was charged in DE with 15 burglaries in the early 2000s, for which he served two years in prison.
The two fought until the suspect's father was able to detain him in the garage, according to a police document. "They were great. A 19-year-old is accused of stabbing his two young siblings and also attacking his father at their home in Colorado Springs.
Mirotic later underwent tests and was diagnosed with a concussion in addition to a broken jaw and facial fractures from the fight. Not that he didn't have his reasons, as Mirotic was a restricted free agent awaiting a contract from elsewhere or the Bulls.
Mara said the owners expect more criticism from Trump, who tweeted Wednesday morning to assail the league's inaction on the issue. Since the meeting, the NFL's commissioner has been asked repeatedly about the anthem.
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