August 25, 2020

The Washington Post: Elizabeth Warren, others seek details of Warp Speed co-chief Moncef Slaoui’s contract

He has been criticized for maintaining pharmaceutical investments while leading the Trump administration’s coronavirus vaccine efforts

Democrats on Capitol Hill have asked an Alexandria consulting company for details about an unusual contract that has allowed the chief scientific adviser to President Trump’s Operation Warp Speed to maintain personal investments and avoid making ethics disclosures of his holdings in pharmaceutical companies.

In a letter Monday to Advanced Decision Vectors, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and two other lawmakers are asking the firm to explain its role in providing drug company executive Moncef Slaoui’s services as the chief coronavirus vaccine adviser to the Trump administration for $1.


Read the full article on the Washington Post website here.  

By:  Christopher Rowland
Source: The Washington Post