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"sir karlin smith" Discussed on POLITICO's Pulse Check

POLITICO's Pulse Check

02:21 min | 3 years ago

"sir karlin smith" Discussed on POLITICO's Pulse Check

"Facing cdc director brenda fitzgerald there have been some real questions about wife gerald the cdc had has been so why it she's been sending deputies to testify in front of congress she's made very few public remarks and and great scoop generality got to the key reason fitzgerald has le several hundred thousand dollars in investments that present possible conflicts of interests on thing she has to deal with including potentially the opioid crisis still not totally transparent it's a nuance story and it sparked a pressure from lawmakers who want fitzgerald to divest she's privately assuring them that she will fitzgerald you may remember is the former georgia health commissioner who is close allies of former hhs secretary tom price she took over at cdc last summer it's also interesting to think about the story in a broader context in previous administrations financial conflicts on the scale witness significant deal and a probable nonstarter for administration appointees in this administration it's been months since fitzgerald took her seat in this really hasn't been publicly scrutinized a secondstorey also from briana end sir karlin smith was a big scoop about the white house's plan to essentially gut the office of national drug control policy the drugs ours office cutting funding by 95 percent now there are complaints in the healthcare world that the offices unnecessary or duplicate of obviously things have gotten worse with the hope you a crisis on the offices watch but still the timing is notable given that the nation is dealing with the opioid crisis and that this white house has not done very much in the way of making strides to fight the over eur crisis expand resources so pull back stands out and if that cell's familiar it's because this is a rerun of his scoop that politico had last year basically down at a level of funding cuts there is a big outcry on capitol hill in 2017 when the trump administration tried to.

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"sir karlin smith" Discussed on POLITICO's Pulse Check

POLITICO's Pulse Check

01:39 min | 3 years ago

"sir karlin smith" Discussed on POLITICO's Pulse Check

"And now here's my conversation with my colleagues lean about a miller and sarah karlin smith i'm now joined by two of my colleagues first helene about a miller you bitch our senior agricultural reporter hello helene ah high has gone and sir karlin smith our east pharma reporter back on the podcast i dan so i am a tourist i go around to all these agencies in exchange us and and take a look you to or basically residents of fda you live this agency every day how we scott gottlieb doing after his first year in seat well i think for the most part he's keeping people on their toes especially on the food side there's been a lot of kind of surprise with how he has approached especially nutrition policy coming off an obama administration that was so active on everything from added sugar is to menu labeling and so far it seems like the commissioner uh has really stuck to keeping most of those policies there have been some delays but so far no major reversals and i think that is surprised a fair amount of people in town would run in the form of sorts her i think that m a lot of people probably are more satisfied went scott gottlieb than we might have thought one his name was first floated for a nominee um particularly because people sort of made this comment that trump flooded some more extreme candidates to make people happy they got gottlieb but if you think about it got leap was still seen as someone pretty far on the right end of the spectrum ray free enterprise.

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"sir karlin smith" Discussed on POLITICO's Pulse Check

POLITICO's Pulse Check

01:51 min | 3 years ago

"sir karlin smith" Discussed on POLITICO's Pulse Check

"Certainly democrats will challenge this but republicans needed in the senate because they need the parliamentarian needs to confirm that a you know saved enough money that they've saved as much money as the house spill and without a cbo score i don't know that the parliamentarian would let that go in my understanding is that they might have more flexibility here given it's a norman something that just like with the filibuster something that could be changed with enough political support but we will see and we'll see what happens next week so jen adam thank you for joining pulse check again and thank you for all the reporting you've been doing on the hill things dan hey it's dan diamond and reminder if you like pulse check the podcast will love political pulse the newsletter you can find it at politico dot com slash politico pulse he just made a makeover two the email formats which a look nice and clean and new it is free for everyone at ten am if you're a pro subscriber you get it at six am you can sign up for free at politico dot com slash politico pulse joining me in this next segment pulgam co detracts insurance industry and sir karlin smith has or farmer up with her talk about the republican bill and where the industry stands on some of its other priorities now i am joined by my colleagues era karlin smith hello sarah hi dan has alan and pulled emco high dan hello paul so both of you have tracked the cia repeal fight you've been writing stories about what's happening congress per also tracking what's happening in the broader industry and i think that's where we want to take this part of the conversation but i paul the cruiser lee amendment which was this last minute change to win over the conservatives.

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"sir karlin smith" Discussed on POLITICO's Pulse Check

POLITICO's Pulse Check

01:52 min | 4 years ago

"sir karlin smith" Discussed on POLITICO's Pulse Check

"Representative shirley done thank you for making time for this interview thank you to be with you hey it's dan diamond and if you're interested in the future of healthcare you may be interested in event coming up on april fifth at the me flower hotel or my colleagues julian kenan sir karlin smith will host a conversation with experts on drug safety and the trump fda to learn more or to register you can visit politico dot com slash events and click on the upcoming events page senator susan collins has been one of the most important swing votes in the senate for years but now more than ever the maine republican made clear that she wouldn't vote for the american healthcare act as it was written but she has her own bill that she wants republicans and democrats to consider we spoke about that on wednesday morning in our office and we talked about what could be next for healthcare you've been around congress for more than forty years i as a high level staffer then as a senator lots of americans think the displaced is broken is it certainly in all the years that i've been on capitol hill of whether made time working for bill cohen or as the senator myself this is the most polarise of any period that i can recall the polarization and divisiveness reflex what's going on in the country right now i think it's unfortunate because it makes it more difficult to legislate and to come up with this kind of solutions to issues like health care that the american people deserve.

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