President Trump Vows To Lower Drug Prices

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WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump says he wants to lower drug prices and bring pharmaceutical companies back to the United States.

Trump is meeting with drug company executives at the White House Tuesday. He says “we’re going to be changing a lot of the rules” and promises to end “global freeloading.”

He is also vowing to reduce the prices of Medicare and Medicaid.

Among the attendees were executives from the drug companies Novatis, Merck, Worldwide Pharmaceuticals-Johnson & Johnson and Amgen.

Trump is promising the group that he will soon name a “fantastic person” to head the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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  1. I hope that he can lower the drugs prices. I have been sick I had to have four different prescriptions within five days, it’s draining my pockets

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