President Trump announced Tuesday that his nominee for drug czar, Rep. Tom Marino, has withdrawn his name from consideration for the position. The announcement came following a joint investigation by CBS' "60 Minutes" and The Washington Post on the opioid crisis.
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The report found that Congress helped disarm the Drug Enforcement Administration during the height of the crisis. Marino, R-Pennsylvania, was the chief advocate for the bill at the center of the investigation.
The bill weakened the DEA's control over opioid drug distributors," reports CBS news.