DRUGS: “I signed a favored nations clause on drugs… I also signed a rebate clause… where the rebate goes to the people.
There’s never been anything like this. And as a nonpolitician, I can do it. And I will tell you, I was called by a lot of politicians that I was surprised at, literally begging me not to do it. ‘Please don’t do it. Please don’t do it.’ And — because, you know, the big pharma is, by far, the number one lobbyist-paying group in the country, and people are loyal to big pharma. And I’m all for big pharma, but this is a tremendous — this will be a tremendous drop.”
-Donald Trump, “Remarks by President Trump in a Signing of a Proclamation on the 100th Anniversary of the Ratification of the 19th Amendment,” whitehouse.gov, Aug. 18, 2020