Burr Statement on FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb’s Resignation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Richard Burr (R-NC) released the following statement today on the announced resignation of U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb:

“I want to thank Scott Gottlieb for his leadership at the FDA, an agency that regulates 25 cents of every dollar in the U.S. economy. Scott has been one of the best commissioners I’ve seen in the 25 years I’ve been in Washington. I look forward to the Administration’s next nominee, and hope they bring the same talents and passion that Scott Gottlieb has displayed.”