Trump administration shifts Sharpless to make way for Hahn

The Trump administration has launched a game of musical chairs that is intended to clear a path for Stephen Hahn to be confirmed as FDA commissioner.

When the music stops, it is possible that Hahn won’t have a seat.

Regardless of whether Hahn settles into the corner office at FDA’s Building 1, the game could weaken public trust in the agency and erode its reputation for leaving politics out of its scientific decisions.

The White House started the game Friday by announcing that it was nominating Stephen Hahn as

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