Trump tweeted about Marino's withdrawing, saying: "Tom is a fine man and a great Congressman!"
President Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday morning, two days after CBS' 60 Minutes program featured several former employees of the Drug Enforcement Administration saying that the legislation that Marino (R-Pennsylvania) championed previous year made it all but "impossible" for the government to go after unscrupulous distributors of addictive opioid pills.
Trump told reporters on Monday he would reverse Marino's nomination if it was "one percent negative to doing what we want to do". He later put himself up for consideration once again, and Trump announced he meant to nominate Marino as drug czar last month. "We're going to look into the report, we're going to take it very seriously".
Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia, a state devastated by the epidemic, called Monday for President Donald Trump to withdraw Marino's nomination.
Big pharma heavily lobbied for the legislation and donated millions to the election campaigns of Marino and other lawmakers who shepherded the bill through Congress.
The Pennsylvania Republican's decision to pull out followed reporting from the Washington Post and CBS that he championed legislation that hamstrung the government's efforts to fight opioid abuse.
In the past, the DEA has fined drug distributors when they fail to shut down suspicious sales of millions of pills, but the new law, spearheaded by Marino, makes it almost impossible for the agency to freeze suspicious shipments, according to the report. "I'm proud of my work on the Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act of 2016 which passed with unanimous consent in the House and Senate, uno opposed by the DEA and was signed into law by President Obama".
The bill was needed, Hatch said, because the DEA's had "unfettered" power to immediately suspend a provider's ability to distribute prescription drugs. It has been two months since he said it was an emergency and pledged to devote more resources to addressing the issue. It's a very important step.
Trump surprised his advisors Monday when he said during a news conference that he plans to declare the national emergency next week.
She made enormous contributions to the music industry, and became one of the most influential Latin artists of all time. This now belongs to the pages of history after winning the Best Mexican/American Album in 1995 at the 37 Grammy Awards.
If Fall Creators Update is installed, your Version number will be 1709 and your Build number will be 16299.19 as shown below. The Windows Mixed Reality Headsets are available today, each priced under $600 dollars here in Canada.
Israel has largely stayed out of the fighting in Syria, but has occasionally carried out strikes on Syrian military positions. The battery was located about 50 kilometers (about 31 miles) east of Damascus.
President Trump often mocks Vice President Pence's conservative Christianity and once joked Pence "wants to hang" all gay people. If you missed last night's Saturday Night Live , then you missed an awesome cold open with Baldwin doing his best Donald J.
And a game-changing update which will mute autoplay videos is also getting released to Google Chrome users in January next year. Google Chrome 62 is now available for download on desktops, but updates for Android, iOS and Chrome OS will be coming soon.
BJP MLA Sangeet Som on Monday clarified that he does "not oppose the Taj Mahal ", but instead opposes "the Mughals who built it". Som's Sunday meeting in Sisauli village was skipped by several BJP leaders, including the local BJP MLA Satyaveer Tyagi.
He was considered to be the architect of the unrest a year ago in South Kashmir and was wanted in number of terror attacks. According to the police, the two terrorists were identified as Wasim Shah and Hafiz Nasir Ahmad Mir.
Though not known as a font of free-trade thinking, the USA auto industry strongly opposes the administration's proposal. Trump again decried "massive trade deficits" with trading partners on October 17 when speaking at the White House.
Amnesty International this morning warned that there has been a campaign of "crimes against humanity" against the minority. A Rohingya refugee girl poses with a chicken at Balukhali refugee camp near Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh, on Tuesday.
The girl was taken in a critical condition to the Ryder Trauma Centre, about three miles away from the port, but she died. Carnival carries more than 4 million passengers per year, more than any other cruise line, according to its website.
Ford recalls 1.3M F-150, Super Duty trucks in North America
The Limited trim has been available on the light-duty F-150 since 2015 and will now be offered on F-250, F-350 and F-450 pickups. The Problem: Frozen door latches, as well as bent or kinked actuation cables, may cause the door not to open or close properly.
Garmin Speak lets you bring Alexa along in the auto
Ask Speak for directions with your voice; simply say "Alexa, ask Garmin to take me to the nearest gas station", for instance. Amazon and Garmin have teamed up to bring the wisdom and subservient attitude of Alexa to a vehicle near you.
Qualcomm successfully achieves first 5G data connection
Qualcomm has announced a new mid-range mobile processor the Snapdragon 636 at company's 4G/5G summit in Hong Kong. Qualcomm believes that 5G smartphone production on a massive level can start somewhere in the first half of 2019.
United States soldier Bergdahl guilty of desertion
Bergdahl, 31, disappeared from Combat Outpost Mest-Malak in rugged Paktika Province, eastern Afghanistan, on June 20, 2009. The first charge carries a maximum sentence of five years in prison while the second could mean up to life in prison.