- Apr 22, 2019
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This story is a great illustrator of the trump corruption. Looking for an 'October surprise', to bring out the critical older voters for him, he tried to get a big drug price deal just before the election. Drug companies were willing to give $150 billion in reductions. But trump demanded that the deal include drug makers sending out $100 cards before the election he could take credit for, and the deal was scuttled over his demand.
The White House and the pharmaceutical industry were nearing a major deal to lower drug prices. Then the administration demanded that $100 cash cards be sent to millions of seniors before the election — and the industry balked.