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Trump proposes subjecting e-cigarette makers to FDA user fees

The Trump administration proposed charging user fees to e-cigarette makers in its fiscal year 2020 budget released Monday, hoping to stop what outgoing Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb has called “an epidemic” of tobacco use among young people. The proposal would add e-cigarette manufacturers and importers to the list of companies required to… Read More »

President Trump Is Officially Obese, According to His Latest Physical Exam

Getty ImagesChip Somodevilla Donald Trump’s physical exam results are in. He’s 6’3″, weighs 243 pounds, and has a BMI of 30.4. He gained 4 pounds since last year and increased his dose of cholesterol medication. The president’s BMI classifies him as clinically obese. The results are in: Donald Trump is in “very good health overall,”… Read More »

If Larry Hogan wants to challenge Trump, he has to join the pro-life movement

Partisans beware: Pragmatic centrism may find its way onto the 2020 Republican presidential ticket. Gov. Larry Hogan, the moderate Republican governor of Maryland, is considering challenging President Trump in the 2020 GOP primary. With Trump’s disapproval rating hovering around 54 percent, Republicans may want a poised, moderate figure like Hogan to represent them in 2020… Read More »