House Democrats slam Trump ‘betrayal’ on drug prices


House Democrats slam Trump ‘betrayal’ on drug prices

Two House Democrats that met with President Trump earlier this year over tackling drug prices are dismayed at the lack of action from the White House.
Reps. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., and Peter Welch, D-Vt., sent a letter to Trump on Wednesday criticizing him for doing nothing on high drug prices. The letter comes as the White House is reportedly drafting an executive order expected to be friendly to the pharmaceutical industry.
Cummings and Welch both met with Trump back in March. Both lawmakers had railed against high drug prices and were buoyant that Trump may share their sentiments based on …

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