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Did the drug industry fuel Americas opioid epidemic

An investigation found the drug industry contributed at least $1.5 million to 23 lawmakers who co-sponored the bill, weakening enforcement laws at the height of the opioid epidemic. Congressman Tom Marino, the chief advocate for that bill, is now President Trump's nominee to be federal drug czar. CBS News correspondent Nancy Cordes is on Capitol Hill with more information about the bill and its key sponsors.

Read more: http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/did-the-drug-industry-fuel-americas-opioid-epidemic/

Is Congress complicit in the opioid crisis

Lawmakers face tough questions over an explosive "60 Minutes" report, finding Congress helped disarm the Drug Enforcement Administration during the height of the opioid crisis. The investigation with the Washington Post highlights the impact of a new law, sponsored by Republicans and approved by Democrats.

Read more: http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/is-congress-complicit-in-the-opioid-crisis/

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