GOP Congressman Says Whistleblower Dr. Bright’s ‘Serious’ Allegations ‘Deserve an Investigation’

Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR) called former Dr. Rick Bright’s allegations about his ousting “serious,” before declaring that they “deserve an investigation,” Thursday during Bright’s hearing before the House Energy and Commerce Committee.

Bright, former director of the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), filed a whistleblower complaint after he was ousted from his position, which claimed he was kicked out because of “his objections and resistance to funding potentially dangerous drugs promoted by those with political connections and by the Administration itself.”

“We should be conducting rigorous oversight of the trillions of dollars and myriad of policies Congress appropriated and enacted in the last three months,” said Walden during the hearing,
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