Republican Senators Of Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Subcommittee Unanimously Oppose Trump Administration’s Proposed Cuts To NIH Budget

CQ News: Senate Republicans Assail Proposed NIH Cuts
“The senator who oversees funding for the National Institutes of Health on Thursday said lawmakers were unwilling to go along with the Trump administration’s proposed [cuts to the] research agency. ‘The budget, of course, proposes cuts that I think you can rest assured the committee will find unacceptable,’ said Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., the chairman of the Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations subcommittee that funds the Health and Human Services Department and its agencies. Blunt and other Republicans at a Thursday hearing of the subcommittee were unanimously opposed to the cuts, which they said would result in job losses and setbacks for research…” (Siddons, 6/22).

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