After meeting with pharma lobbyists, Trump drops promise to negotiate drug prices

A lot happened in the 2016 campaign, but one of the things Donald Trump did to win the election was shift to the left on a number of key issues — promising to avoid cuts in Social Security and Medicare benefits and adopting a longstanding Democratic pledge to let Medicare negotiate bulk discounts in the price it pays for prescription drugs.

Publisher: Vox | Author: Matthew Yglesias

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campaign promises, corporations, donald trump, drain the swamp, governance, taxes, and trumps america
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2017-02-01 (Modified: 2017-02-01)

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