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Democrats take aim as Trump abandons drug pricing plan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democrats see U.S. President Donald Trump becoming increasingly vulnerable to criticism about healthcare costs after the administration’s decision to scrap a proposal to lower drug prices, and 2020 White House candidates are rushing to seize the spotlight on the issue. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks on supporting the passage… Read More »

‘Single payer’ hearing highlights differences among Democrats

A hearing Wednesday intended to focus on legislating a fully government-financed healthcare system exposed the differences Democrats have on healthcare. The hearing, in the House Budget Committee, stood in contrast to another that occurred in the House Rules Committee in April, in which Democrats set aside their internal healthcare disputes to have an in-depth discussion… Read More »

Democrats mock Trump over healthcare delay, prepare for 2020 battle

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democrats mocked President Donald Trump on Tuesday for pushing back his promise of sweeping healthcare reform until after the 2020 election, and said they were happy to make it a central campaign issue. Trump in recent days had pledged to use court action to end Obamacare, the signature law of his Democratic… Read More »