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Jen Psaki's Snarky Comments Can't Cover for the FDA's Rapid Testing Approval Failures

Posted on AllSides December 8th, 2021
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During a testy exchange with reporters on Monday, White House press secretary Jen Psaki accidentally admitted the real reason why America is lagging so far behind the rest of the world when it comes to COVID-19 rapid testing: the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

In response to a question posed by NPR's Mara Liasson about why other countries seem to have more readily available, less expensive at-home COVID testing kits, Psaki rattled off her talking points about how the Biden administration has "quadrupled the size of our testing plan" and is working to...

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