House panel approves contempt resolution against Clinton aide
A House committee on Thursday began the process of holding a former Hillary Clinton aide in contempt of Congress for his failure to appear before the panel under subpoena.
Mylan CEO faces bipartisan outrage over EpiPen pricing
Heather Bresch had no friends on Capitol Hill on Wednesday. Tensions erupted during the contentious two-hour hearing on the pricing of EpiPens as the Mylan CEO was repeatedly interrupted by visibly angry lawmakers. Most accused her of exploiting people with life-threatening allergies in the pursuit of profit, with some pointing out her $18 million salary.
Free-Market Republicans Turn on Mylan, Say EpiPen Went Too Far
At a brutal congressional hearing in Washington Wednesday, Mylan NV didn’t have any friends among Republicans who said they wished they could defend the drugmaker.
‘This is why we don’t believe you’ — Congress rails on the maker of EpiPen
Heather Bresch, the CEO of Mylan — which makes the EpiPen — is testifying in front of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee about the drug's price after an hour-long delay.
Mylan CEO to Shift Blame on EpiPen Pricing at House Hearing
Mylan NV CEO Heather Bresch plans to defend the rising price of EpiPens when testifying before Congress Wednesday, sticking to the company’s effort to shift blame to health insurers and drug-benefit managers.
Lawmakers grill Mylan CEO over EpiPen steep price increases
U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday blasted steep price increases for Mylan's EpiPen emergency allergy treatment as they grilled the company's Chief Executive Heather Bresch at a congressional hearing. The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform called Bresch to testify after the company raised the list price for a pair of EpiPens to $600 compared with $100 in 2007, when it acquired the product.
New IT modernization bill combines Obama proposal with cloud adoption bill
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has passed an IT modernization bill that combines the Obama administration’s $3.1 billion IT Modernization Fund proposal and a bipartisan cloud adoption bill that originated in the Senate, reports FCW.
Bill would let feds use Uber, Lyft during WMATA SafeTrack maintenance
House lawmakers want to let federal employees commute using ridesharing apps like Uber and Lyft as alternatives to metro trains during the pandemonium of the transit system's SafeTrack maintenance surges.
EpiPen Maker Executive to Testify at House Hearing
Lawmakers have summoned the top executive from EpiPen maker Mylan NV to Washington for a hearing next week to explain substantial price increases for the emergency allergy treatment that have generated widespread consumer outrage.
Clinton Aide Spurns Congress’s Subpoena for Server Testimony
An aide who helped Hillary Clinton maintain her private e-mail server didn’t show up for a congressional hearing Tuesday despite a subpoena, while two other witnesses who worked for a company hired by the Clintons invoked their Fifth Amendment right not to answer questions.