Cummings Wants Trump To Deal For Lower Medicare Drug Prices
Cummings Wants Trump to Deal for Lower Medicare Drug Prices
WASHINGTON – After repeated efforts to partner with the Trump administration to make good on campaign promises to lower Medicare drug prices, Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings on Wednesday signaled impatience with the White House by unveiling legislation that would give the government negotiating power with pharmaceutical companies.
“Some of you may remember back in February when President (Donald) Trump held a press conference and specifically mentioned me,” Cummings said at a news conference outside the United States Capitol. “(Trump) said he invited me to the White House to talk about working together on lowering drug prices. But then, he suggested that …