Watchdog Says Elizabeth Warren Being Fooled By ‘Bogus’ Pledge From Biden Nominee On Big Pharma Payments
A watchdog group has raised a red flag over a promise — from President Joe Biden’s choice to head up the National Institute of Health — to not take any money or work for a Big Pharma company for four years after leaving her position.
Monica Bertagnolli, Biden’s pick to head up the NIH, made the promise in a letter sent earlier this month to Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren. The promise, though, is “bogus” because it would still allow her research to be funded by pharmaceutical companies, according to the American Accountability Foundation.
“Monica Bertagnolli is one of...