BREAKING NEWS: Trump’s drug czar withdraws name

OCTOBER 17, 2017

In a tweet issued Tuesday morning, President Trump said his pick for drug czar, Rep. Tom Marino, has withdrawn himself from consideration for the post.

The decision comes after the Republican congressman from Pennsylvania came under fire in reports, claiming he helped move legislation protecting big drug companies.

“Rep.Tom Marino has informed me that he is withdrawing his name from consideration as drug czar. Tom is a fine man and a great Congressman!” Trump tweeted.

This is a developing story.

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