Whitehouse, Reed challenge Trump’s proposed cuts to agency fighting opioid crisis

U.S. SEN. SHELDON WHITEHOUSE, in a May 6 statement, spoke against the Trump administration's proposed funding cuts to the Office of National Drug Control Policy, the lead federal agency focused on fighting the opioid drug crisis, saying,
U.S. SEN. SHELDON WHITEHOUSE, in a May 6 statement, spoke against the Trump administration's proposed funding cuts to the Office of National Drug Control Policy, the lead federal agency focused on fighting the opioid drug crisis, saying, "‎This president campaigned in state after state on promises to tackle the opioid crisis ... it’s sad to see this president walk away.” /COURTESY OFFICE OF U.S. SEN. SHELDON WHITEHOUSE
PROVIDENCE – Members of the Rhode Island congressional delegation weighed in on the Trump administration’s proposed funding cuts to the Office of National Drug Control Policy, the lead federal agency focused on fighting the opioid drug crisis. Both U.S. Sens. Sheldon Whitehouse and Jack F. Reed spoke on the Senate floor on the afternoon of…

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