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Sackler family grilled by Congress on Purdue Pharma’s role in opioid crisis


The current CEO and members of the wealthy family that founded Purdue Pharma, David Sackler and Kathe Sackler, apologized for OxyContin’s role in the opioid crisis, but said neither they nor the board did anything illegal or unethical. Democratic Rep. Jim Cooper said he didn’t know of “any family in America that’s more evil than yours.”