How Democrats can still cut prescription drug prices

“The framework of a deal on President Biden’s social spending package unveiled on Thursday does not include allowing Medicare to negotiate lower prescription drug prices, leaving out a major Democratic priority. [ ] A senior administration official told reporters there were not enough votes among Democrats to pass the policy. [. . .] Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.), as well as a small handful of House Democrats, were seen as obstacles to passing the policy.”

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