Politics, Policy & Law
Biden memo freezes sunsets
New administration to reconsider Trump’s midnight rules, including regulatory sunset, LDT oversight
The new administration will reconsider Trump’s midnight rules, including regulatory sunset and LDT oversight.
The Biden administration has set wheels in motion to evaluate and possibly reverse a series of maneuvers imposed by the Trump administration that limited FDA’s authority, reduced its ability to function, and exposed career staff to political influence.
While tension between FDA and HHS is often inevitable and the proper scope of the agency’s authority has been subject to debate for decades, former HHS Secretary Alex Azar and his senior staff tried to impose changes on their way