Rep. Van Duyne to Newsmax: Biden Administration ‘Sat on Its Hands’ During Baby Formula Crisis

Rep. Beth Van Duyne, R-Texas, told Newsmax Wednesday that the Biden Administration “sat on its hands” early in the baby formula crisis, waiting to respond to the company to get the shut down Michigan Abbott factory reopened.

“I know a lot of my Republican colleagues are asking and parents around the country are asking what took so long,” Van Duyne said during “Prime News” Wednesday. “[The administration] had notification when the [Food and Drug Administration] shut down one of the largest manufacturing plants of baby formula in the country, you knew that that was going to happen.”

Van Duyne pointed out that Abbott quickly responded to all of the FDA’s complaints “and said, ‘Open this back up,’ and FDA sat on that letter for over five weeks.”

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