Thursday, October 01, 2020
Rep. Katie Porter (D-Calif.) got out her marker and scrawled a figure on the whiteboard beside her: $13 million. "Do you know what this number is?" she asked Mark Alles, the former CEO of the pharmaceutical company Celgene, as he testified remotely before the House Oversight Committee on Wednesday. "Does it ring any bells?" "No one has ever wielded a weapon as terrifying as Katie Porter's whiteboard," wrote Molly Wood, a public radio journalist and host of Marketplace Tech. "This is just a fact."
Admin's note: Participants in this discussion must follow the site's moderation policy. Profanity will be filtered. Abusive conduct is not allowed.