Trump says he'll look into nominee for drug czar
President opioid crisis have been "negative."said Monday that he will "make a change" if the actions of his drug czar nominee during the
"If I think it's 1 percent negative to doing what we want to do, I will make a change," Mr. Trump told CBS News chief White House correspondent Major Garrett at an impromptu news conference at the White House.
The president's comments came after a joint investigation by CBS' "" and The Washington Post on the opioid crisis. The report found that Congress helped disarm the during the height of the crisis.
Mr. Trump's nominee to be federal drug czar, Rep. Tom Marino, R-Pennsylvania, was the chief advocate for the bill at the center of the investigation.
A bill introduced by Marino and Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tennessee, weakened the DEA's authority to stop companies from distributing opioids.
"We're going to look at that very closely," Mr. Trump told Garrett on Monday.
The president said he hadn't spoken to Marino about Sunday's report.
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