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E&C Republican Leaders’ Statement on J&J COVID-19 Vaccine Emergency Use Authorization


Washington, D.C. – Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Health Subcommittee Republican Leader Brett Guthrie (R-KY), and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Republican Leader Morgan Griffith (R-VA) released the following statement after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine, allowing it to be distributed across the country. 

“Thanks to the groundwork we laid in the 21st Century...

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Griffith Remarks at COVID-19 Vaccine Oversight and Investigations Hearing


Washington, DC – Energy and Commerce Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Republican Leader Morgan Griffith (R-VA) delivered remarks at an Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee hearing entitled, “Pathway to Protection: Expanding Availability of COVID-19 Vaccines.”

Excerpts and highlights from his remarks:

On Operation Warp Speed:

“Thanks to the last administration’s great partnership with private industry, Pfizer and Moderna started shipping vaccines across the United States within 24 hours of receiving their EUAs.  They have committed to supply 600 million doses to the United States government...

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E&C GOP Leaders to CDC Director: Parents Need Certainty. You Have an Obligation to Our Children to Follow the ‘Science and Truth.’


Washington, D.C— Today, House Energy and Commerce Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Republican Subcommittee Leader on Oversight and Investigations Morgan Griffith (R-VA), and Republican Subcommittee Leader on Health Brett Guthrie (R-KY) sent this letter to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Rochelle P. Walensky.  

In a call today with Director Walensky, Leader Rodgers expressed disappointment in


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