White House Says Trump Meeting With Cummings Over Drug Prices Still In The Works
White House says Trump meeting with Cummings over drug prices still in the works
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer on Tuesday reiterated President Trump’s intention to meet with Rep. Elijah E. Cummings about the cost of prescription drugs.
The Baltimore congressman had used two national television appearances — on programs Trump frequently watches — to call for the meeting about the rising price of medication. The president called Cummings last week to extend an invitation to meet.
Trump met with pharmaceutical executives at the White House on Tuesday, and said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration would speed drug approvals. He also encouraged company leaders to reduce prices.
“So what I want, …