Democrats offer a counterpoint to Trump’s drug pricing policy before major speech

"Prescription drug prices have been skyrocketing, and President Trump has barely lifted a finger to address the issue," Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York charged Thursday.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York Source: AP Photo/Alex Brandon

WASHINGTON — A coterie of the country’s most powerful and recognizable Democrats gathered Thursday to offer their early rebuttal to President Trump’s anticipated Friday address on drug prices.

As one lawmaker put it, the group was “hopeful, but … not optimistic” that Trump would deliver on his early promises to lower

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