Lower Drug Prices Need a Push in Trump Speech, GOP Lawmakers Say

Jan. 31, 2020, 6:05 PM

Republicans supporting legislation to lower what Americans pay for prescription drugs are looking for a boost from President Donald Trump when he delivers his annual State of the Union address Feb. 4.

Trump, as almost all presidents do, likely will claim accomplishments in health care, such as bolstering funding to help eliminate HIV transmissions in the U.S. over the next decade and fighting the opioids epidemic, according to Republicans who have advised the White House on health policy. He probably also will talk about efforts to limit abortions, lower the cost of prescription drugs, and a recent plan to allow ...

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