Orrin Hatch

Trump is mum on report showing how we can reduce sky-high drug prices

Trump is mum on report showing how we can reduce sky-high drug prices

In October, President Trump once again promised to reduce drug prices for American consumers — a pledge he’s repeatedly made since campaigning for office.

He said drug companies are “frankly getting away with murder” and that his administration is “going to get prescription drug prices way down.”

Happily, the National Academy of Sciences, which was established by an act of Congress in 1863, has provided Trump with a realistic road map to accomplish that goal. It issued a 200-page report the other day titled “Making Medicines Affordable: A National Imperative.”

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