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Miners Who Helped Carry Trump To Victory Terrified As Threat Of Losing Benefits Looms

The president often spoke about miners during his campaign, but as the deadline to renew benefits for them nears, he's remained quiet.

In other administration news —

Morning Consult: Senate Panel To Vote Next Week On FDA Commissioner
The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee will vote Wednesday on the nomination of Scott Gottlieb to serve as the commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration. If confirmed, Gottlieb, a former deputy commissioner at the FDA, would oversee an agency that President Donald Trump has vowed to reform. (McIntire, 4/19)

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