President Donald Trump announced Sunday he had signed an executive order aimed at lowering drug prices in the United States by linking them to those of other nations.
Trump tweeted Sunday:
“Just signed a new Executive Order to LOWER DRUG PRICES! My Most Favored Nation order will ensure that our Country gets the same low price Big Pharma gives to other countries. The days of global freeriding at America’s expense are over…”
“…and prices are coming down FAST! Also just ended all rebates to middlemen, further reducing prices.”
Trump has made it a campaign slogan he is bad for big pharma, rejecting big-dollar ad campaigns from the wealthy companies amid his efforts to lower drug prices to Americans.
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