Follow CBSDFW.COM: Facebook | Twitter

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

READ MORE: North Texas Seeing Plenty Of COVID-19 Vaccine Supply With No Wait Lists

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.

READ MORE: 'Nobody Should Get Away With Murder': Family Continues Search For Answers After Father Killed In Suspected Road Rage Shooting In Dallas

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.

MORE NEWS: Stimulus Check Latest: Is A Fourth Relief Payment Coming?

(© Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)