Democrats Want Trump To ‘put Up Or Shut Up’ On Drug Prices


Democrats want Trump to ‘put up or shut up’ on drug prices

Democratic lawmakers and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., unleashed frustration Wednesday that President Trump hasn’t done more to tackle high drug prices.Reps. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., Peter Welch, D-Vt., and Lloyd Doggett, D-Texas, joined Sanders Wednesday to introduce a bill to let Medicare negotiate for lower drug prices. Cummings and Welch met with President Trump on March 8 and gave him a copy of the bill, but both said Wednesday that Trump has ignored multiple attempts by Democrats to ask for input and his support, even though he said during the campaign that drug companies were “getting away with murder” due to …

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