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Source: United States House of Representatives – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (1st District of Nebraska)

Dec 14, 2020

Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) ––Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-1) issued the following statement today on FDA approval of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. 
“On a call with the FDA and other leaders in Congress today about emergency use authorization of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, the FDA noted that this vaccine meets the gold standard for safety and efficacy, and that ‘no corners were cut,” Fortenberry said. 
The FDA will continue to hold public meetings as additional vaccines are considered for approval.   

“While this is an important milestone for America, our oversight role in Congress will continue with robust surveillance of vaccine safety and assurance that vaccines are administered fairly,” Fortenberry added.

Please see the FDA fact sheet here:

Fortenberry Tweet on FDA Approval:

Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-01) is the Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Food and Drug Administration (FDA)