Trump Vows To ‘liberate’ Americans From ‘scourge Of Drug Addiction’
Trump vows to ‘liberate’ Americans from ‘scourge of drug addiction’
President Donald Trump arrives in the East Room of the White House to deliver remarks on combating the opioid crisis Thursday. | Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images
But critics say his words won’t mean much without the money to back them up.
President Donald Trump declared the opioid crisis a public health emergency Thursday and touted “really tough, really big, really great advertising” against drug use. But despite his August vow to spend “a lot of money” to combat it, he …