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Lilly spokesperson Kathryn Beiser and a Justice Department spokesperson declined to comment. The firm also has several lawyers whose reputations would carry weight with the Justice Department and the FDA, including former Attorney General Eric Holder, legal experts said. ANSWERING DIFFERENT QUESTIONSThe company-backed investigation was based on interviews with more than 100 people, the May 20 memo to Lilly employees said. The memo denies the company made false statements to the FDA. The company memo said Lilly couldn’t substantiate allegations that employees faced retaliation for refusing to make false statements.
Persons: Eli Lilly, Mike Segar, Lilly, Burling, Nellie Clark, Kathryn Beiser, Clark, Covington, it’s, , Paul Pelletier, Eric Holder, Gerald Masoudi, Masoudi, Amrit Mula, Mula, Trump, New Jersey Democrat Bob Menendez, ” Menendez Organizations: Reuters, U.S . Justice, Company, REUTERS, U.S . Food, Drug Administration, Washington D.C, Covington, Burling LLP, Justice Department, U.S . Securities, Exchange Commission, Justice, U.S, Department, FDA, New, New Jersey Democrat Locations: New Jersey, Branchburg , New Jersey, , New Jersey, Washington, Covington, Mula, U.S
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -U.S. lawmakers expect to boost the country’s ability to push back against China if a Senate panel approves sweeping legislation on Wednesday as expected, even as they voiced a need to do far more to counter Beijing. FILE PHOTO: Chinese and U.S. flags flutter outside the building of an American company in Beijing, China January 21, 2021. “This is a challenge of unprecedented scope, scale and urgency, and one that demands a policy and strategy that is genuinely competitive,” Menendez said. [L1N2M113C]The bill is part of a fast-track effort announced in February by Democratic Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer to pass a wide range of legislation to counter China. A separate bill calling for $100 billion in government spending over five years on basic and advanced technology research and science in the face of competition from China, was introduced on Wednesday.
Persons: Tingshu Wang, Bob Menendez, Jim Risch, ” Menendez, Risch, Chuck Schumer, , Mitt Romney Organizations: WASHINGTON, REUTERS, Foreign Relations, Republican, Reuters, Democratic, , Communist Party, coercing U.S Locations: China, Beijing, American, Hong Kong, People’s Republic of China, United States
FILE PHOTO: Chinese and U.S. flags flutter outside the building of an American company in Beijing, China, January 21, 2021. However, like many provisions of the bill, this clause could be changed as it moves through the committee and full Senate. “I am confident that this effort has the necessary support to be overwhelmingly approved by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee next week and the full Senate shortly thereafter,” Menendez said in a statement. The measure is part of a fast-track effort announced in February by Democratic Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer to pass legislation to counter China. The Senate Commerce Committee will hold a hearing on April 14 on its bipartisan measure, the “Endless Frontier Act,” to bolster the U.S. semiconductor industry.
Persons: Tingshu Wang, Bob Menendez, Jim Risch, , ” Menendez, Risch, Chuck Schumer, , Bonnie Glaser Organizations: WASHINGTON, U.S . Senate Foreign Relations, REUTERS, Republicans, Reuters, United, Pacific Maritime Security Initiative, Foreign Investment, Democratic, Republican, Senate Foreign Relations, Strategic, International Studies Asia Locations: American, Beijing, China, Hong Kong, United States, Taiwan, Washington,
The big blue vans that the New Jersey Health Department is rolling out to deliver Covid-19 vaccines to the residents who have been the hardest to reach. Vaccination vans similar to these are also being used in Connecticut, California, New Mexico, South Carolina and Virginia to get shots into the arms of hard-to-reach populations. The problem is especially acute in Hudson County, "which is the most diverse county in the state," Hudson County spokesman Jim Kennelly said. Currently, Hudson County has the lowest vaccination rate of any county in the state with 16 doses administered per 100 people. I am deeply concerned that Hudson County residents do not have equitable access to covid-19 vaccinations.”
Persons: Phil Murphy, Judith Persichilli, Donna Leusner, ” Leusner, Shereef Elnahal, Jim Kennelly, New Jersey Sen, Robert Menendez, Murphy, ” Menendez Organizations: New, New Jersey Health Department, Gov, , Mobile, New Jersey Department of Health, Health, NBC News, First Tennessee Development, University Hospital, WNYC, Kaiser Family Foundation Locations: New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey, Connecticut , California, New Mexico, South Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee, Hudson, New York City, Newark , New Jersey, State
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - It was a bold opening salvo from the incoming administration of President Joe Biden: an immigration bill that would open a path to citizenship for roughly 11 million people living in the country illegally. The Biden administration released a summary of the bill on Wednesday, but the text - which is expected to be hundreds of pages - has not been made public. Slideshow ( 2 images )Democrats control the House of Representatives, but by a narrower margin than in the previous Congress. Mitch McConnell, the Senate’s top Republican, is seeking assurances that the Senate will retain the filibuster, according to his office. Biden’s immigration push comes after Trump, a Republican, spent four years cracking down on legal and illegal immigration.
Persons: Joe Biden, Abraham Lincoln, Jonathan Ernst, Robert Menendez, you’ve, ” Biden, Donald Trump’s, Trump, Biden, Menendez, ” Menendez, , Kamala Harris, Mitch McConnell, Jen Psaki, Tom Cotton, Marco Rubio, Dick Durbin, they’ve, Frank Sharry, Alex Conant, Rubio, , David Leopold Organizations: WASHINGTON, Democratic, White, REUTERS, Reuters, Republicans, Republican, White House Press, , AMNESTY, America’s Locations: Washington , U.S, U.S, Arkansas, Marco Rubio of Florida
Senator Richard Blumenthal on Tuesday called on the heads of Facebook and Twitter for information on steps the social media firms are taking to prevent the spread of misinformation ahead of the runoff U.S. Senate elections in Georgia. Social media firms have been under scrutiny over how they police rapidly spreading false information and election-related abuses of their platforms. Georgia’s two competitive contests in January will determine which party gets majority control of the Senate. The letters, signed by four Democratic Senators and Bernie Sanders, sought information about the content moderation practices, civic integrity policies and improvements that the companies will have in place for the Georgia runoff election. Senator Bob Menendez also sent a letter to YouTube, urging the video platform to remove content that spread misinformation on election results, sow public discord and fuel civil unrest.
Persons: Richard Blumenthal, Donald Trump, Susan Walsh, , Blumenthal, Mark Zuckerberg, Jack Dorsey, Kamala Harris, Bernie Sanders, Bob Menendez, Menendez, , ” Menendez Organizations: Capitol, REUTERS, Reuters, Facebook, Social, Senate, Democrats, Republican Senate, Democratic, YouTube, Google, Inc Locations: Washington , U.S, Georgia
Mayorkas will be the first Latino and first immigrant to head the Department of Homeland Security, if confirmed by the Senate. Much of Trump’s immigration policy was the work of his adviser Stephen Miller, who cited and promoted white nationalist beliefs in emails leaked to the Southern Poverty Law Center last year. This summer, the General Accounting Office found that Chad Wolf, acting secretary of DHS, was not legally qualified to hold his job. Mayorkas became DHS deputy secretary in 2013, after Obama had revised his deportation policy and authorized DACA. Mayorkas went through the Senate confirmation process when he was nominated for DHS deputy secretary and also to head Citizenship and Immigration Services.
Persons: Alejandro Mayorkas, Joe Biden's, Donald Trump’s, Obama, Mayorkas, Jeh Johnson, Trump, Biden, Stephen Miller, Trump’s, John Kelly, Kirstjen Nielsen, Kelly, Nielsen, Chad Wolf, ” Mayorkas, , — Alejandro Mayorkas, Sen, Bob Menendez, ” Menendez, Al Cardenas, “ Alejandro Mayorkas, , Greisa Martínez Rosas, Martinez Rosas, — Julia E, General Xavier Becerra, Citizenshp, Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz, Bill Clinton, Carlos Vignali, Vignali's Organizations: of Homeland Security, Department of Homeland Security, Senate, Cuban, DHS, Immigration Services, Protection, Transportation Security, Coast Guard, Service, Southern Poverty Law Center, Homeland, Nielsen, Accounting Office, Florida GOP, American Conservative Union, Enforcement, United, Customs, intel, Biden, California, Trump, Sens, Politico, U.S, NBC, Facebook, Twitter Locations: Havana, Cuba, Romanian, Jerusalem, United States, Cuban American, Florida, DACA, Israel, China, U.S, Marco Rubio of Florida, Ted Cruz of Texas, California
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