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SHOT/CHASER: Grassley, Senate Republicans Claim To Want Lower Drug Prices, Strike Down Key Drug Price Measure Supported By Their Constituents

By July 25, 2019No Comments

SHOT: Republicans in the Senate Finance Committee, led by Sen. Chuck Grassley, voted down an amendment that would give Medicare the power to negotiate drug prices. 

CHASER: An overwhelming majority of Americans – including vast majority of Iowans –  want Medicare to negotiate for drug prices.A new poll from Public Policy Polling shows that 86% of Iowans, including 83% of Iowa Republicans and 81% of Iowans who voted for President Trump, would support legislation that would allow Medicare to negotiate prescription prices with drug companies.” [Iowa Starting Line, 7/24/19]