Moncef Slaoui, a former pharmaceutical executive, is now overseeing the U.S. initiative to develop coronavirus treatments and vaccines. His financial interests and corporate roles have come under scrutiny.
Today, President Donald Trump announced on Twitter that Matthew G. Whitaker, who served as chief of staff for Attorney General Jeff Sessions, would replace his boss. Sessions was forced from office a day after the midterm elections, which were rough for climate and anti-fracking measures around the
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's schedule obscures whom he meets with and what he discusses. The calendar is supposed to serve as a proxy for Zinke's priorities and a guide to who influences his decisions.