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Maddow Blog | Biden succeeds again on an issue where Trump tried and failed
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There were a handful of issues on which then-candidate Donald Trump broke with Republican Party orthodoxy in 2016, and as regular readers may recall, lowering prices on prescription medications was near the top of the list. In fact, before getting elected, he complained bitterly about the pharmaceutical industry’s powerful lobbyists, and said drug companies were “getting away with murder.”

Trump even accused the drug industry of corruption, arguing that pharmaceutical companies contributed “massive amounts of money” to politicians as part of a scheme to keep the cost of medicines higher. In his first press conference as president-elect in 2017, he specifically complained, “Pharma has a lot of lobbies, a lot of lobbyists and a lot of power. And there’s very little bidding on drugs. We’re the largest buyer of drugs in the world, and yet we don’t bid properly.”

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Wednesday, August 17th 2022 at 7:21AM
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