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Trump vows to 'slash restraints' on drug development for FDA

Mar 01, 2017 - CNN

(CNN) -- President Donald Trump used his first address to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday to, among other things, promise to "slash the restraints" put on drug development by the Food and Drug Administration and across the government so the "slow and burdensome (drug) approval process" doesn't hinder medical advances.

To illustrate his point, he invited "miracles" like Megan Crowley to attend the speech.

Crowley is a 20-year-old sophomore at the University of Notre Dame wh...