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January 2020

A Health Care Holidays

Trump Rings in the New Year the Same Way He Spent 2019: On the Defensive on Health Care 

News reports from over the holidays detail that Trump and Republicans are on defense over a disastrous health care repeal lawsuit and running scared from a dangerous health care repeal “plan” that they don’t even want to talk about. Meanwhile, drug companies start the year with hike prices while Democrats have the advantage when it comes to lowering the prices of prescription drugs heading into the election year. 

Vox: Trump really doesn’t want to talk about his health care record

Associated Press: 3 years in, no sign of Trump’s replacement for Obamacare

POLITICO: Democrats seize on anti-Obamacare ruling to steamroll GOP in 2020

New York Times: Democrats Who Flipped Seats in 2018 Have a 2020 Playbook: Focus on Drug Costs

Reuters: More drugmakers hike U.S. prices as new year begins