Joe Biden: Deal Maker

The best deals are the simple, boring ones.

1. Enter Merck

It’s kind of perfect. Johnson & Johnson’s very helpful one-shot vaccine is approved. But J&J is behind on production. So the Biden administration brokered an arranged marriage in which Big Pharma rival Merck will take on a portion of the J&J shot manufacturing.

The administration has also been pushing J&J in other ways:

The company and its c…

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