12/13/2020

DRUGS/PHARMA/MEDIA/TRUMP EXECUTIVE ORDERS: “The drug companies are going crazy putting up nasty ads against me asking to ‘withdraw my Favored Nation’s Executive Order’. They don’t want the U.S. to have the lowest drug prices in the world, but we now will. Big reductions coming. No other politician would do this!!!“ ––Donald Trump, Twitter.com, December 13, […]

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11/20/2020

2020 ELECTION/DRUGS: “For generations, the American people have been abused by big pharma and their army of lawyers, lobbyists, and bought-and-paid-for politicians. But I’ve [never] been loyal to the special interests; I have been loyal to our patients and our people that need drugs — prescription drugs — and devoted myself completely to fighting for […]

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11/20/2020

DRUGS/HEALTHCARE: “Until now, Americans have often been charged more than twice as much for the exact same drug as other medically advanced countries. We would be having a drug — identical drug, same company — and we’d pay many times the price of what that drug would sell for in certain countries. In case after […]

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11/20/2020

DRUGS/HEALTHCARE: “So, today, I have to tell you it’s a great honor for me to announce that my administration is issuing two groundbreaking rules to very dramatically lower the price of prescription drugs for the American people, especially for our cherished seniors… The first action will save American seniors billions of dollars by preventing middlemen […]

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11/12/2020

DRUGS/HEALTHCARE/JOE BIDEN/OBAMACARE(ACA)/PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS: “Because of the Affordable Care Act: – People with pre-existing conditions are protected – More than 20 million Americans gained coverage – Nearly 12 million seniors have had their prescription drug costs reduced Now more than ever, we have to protect and build on it.“ ––Joe Biden, Twitter.com, November 12, 2020 7:30 […]

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11/2/2020

2020 ELECTION/ANTIFA/BORDER/CORRUPTION/CRIME/DEMS/DRUGS/EDUCATION/JOE BIDEN/LOBBYING/POLICE/RELIGION/WAR: “Every corrupt force in American life that betrayed you and hurt your are supporting Joe Biden: The failed establishment that started the disastrous foreign wars; The career politicians that offshored your industries & decimated your factories; The open borders lobbyists… …that killed our fellow citizens with illegal drugs, gangs & crime; The […]

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11/1/2020

2020 ELECTION/DRUGS/HEALTHCARE/JOE BIDEN/OBAMACARE(ACA): “As president, I’ll protect and build on Obamacare by: – Giving Americans the choice of a new public option – Lowering premiums, deductibles, and co-pays – Lowering the cost of prescription drugs Learn more: https://t.co/uw7Kk0ONHA?amp=1″ ––Joe Biden, Twitter.com, November 1, 2020 5:20 pm […]

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10/31/2020

2020 ELECTION/CHINA/DRUGS/HEALTHCARE/MANUFACTURING/PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS: “Over the next 4 years, we will make America into the Manufacturing Superpower of the World & end our reliance on China. We will end surprise medical billing, require price transparency, lower drug prices even more, and we will always protect patients with pre-existing conditions!“ ––Donald Trump, Twitter.com, October 31, 2020 1:52 […]

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10/24/2020

2020 ELECTION/2A/BORDER/DRUGS/JOBS/POLICE/VOTING: “This is the most important election in the history of our Country. With your vote, we will continue to bring back your jobs, lower drug prices, support our police, protect the #2A, defend our borders, and ensure more products are proudly stamped with the phrase MADE IN THE USA!“ ––Donald Trump, Twitter.com, October […]

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10/22/2020

CRIME/DEBATES/DRUGS: “One of the things that is said, in the ’80s, we passed 100%, all 100 senators voted for it, a bill on drugs and how to deal with drugs. It was a mistake. I’ve been trying to change it since then, particularly the portion on cocaine. That’s why I’ve been arguing that, in fact, […]

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10/15/2020

CRIMINAL JUSTICE/DRUGS/MARIJUANA: “I don’t believe anybody should be going to jail for drug use, they should be going into mandatory rehabilitation. We should be building rehab centers to have these people housed. We should wipe out — we should decriminalize marijuana, wipe out the record so you can actually say in honesty have you ever […]

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10/8/2020

2020 ELECTION/DRUGS/ENDORSEMENT/JOE BIDEN/PUERTO RICO/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Great honor to have the endorsement of the Governor of Puerto Rico, Wanda Vázquez Garced. As I have always said, Donald J. Trump is the best thing to ever happen to the people of Puerto Rico. The drug manufacturers are now coming back. Biden ended that program! @wandavazquezg“ ––Donald […]

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10/7/2020

CORONAVIRUS/DRUGS/TRUMP’S HEALTH: “So we have these drugs, Eli Lilly, and the others that are so good. But they are, in my opinion, remember this, they’re going to say that they’re ‘therapeutic.’ And I guess they are therapeutic. Some people don’t know how to define therapeutic. I view it different, it’s a cure. For me, I […]

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10/2/2020

DRUGS/MEDICARE: “We’ll take on the pharmaceutical companies with a plan that slashes the cost of prescription drugs for up to 60%. Medicare will be able to negotiate prices for drugs fundamentally lowering those prices.” -Joe Biden, “Joe Biden Speech LIVE from Grand Rapids, Michigan | Joe Biden For President 2020,” YouTube.com, Oct. 2, 2020 […]

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9/29/2020

DRUGS/HEALTHCARE: “I’m cutting drug prices. I’m going with Favored Nations, which no President has the courage to do because you’re going against big pharma. Drug prices will be coming down 80 or 90%. You could have done it during your 47 year period in government, but you didn’t do it. Nobody’s done it. So we’re […]

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9/25/2020

DRUGS: “We’re the largest purchaser of prescription drugs by far in the world and I instituted what we call a favored nations clause, where we will pay the same price as the nation that pays the lowest price in the world. In addition to that, I instituted a rebate clause, where we get the rebates […]

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9/17/2020

DRUGS/FAKE NEWS/JOE BIDEN/MEDIA/MEDICARE/PHARMA: “I am SUBSTANTIALLY LOWERING MEDICARE PREMIUMS. Have instituted Favored Nations Clause and Rebates on Drug Companies. Never been done before. Drug companies are hitting me with Fake Ads, just like sleepy Joe. Be careful! Drug prices will be reduced massively, and soon.“ ––Donald Trump, Twitter.com, September 17, 2020 2:03 am […]

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9/16/2020

DRUGS/JOE BIDEN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Trump promised the opioid crisis would end ‘quickly’ if he won, but the fact is drug overdose deaths are up nearly 10% across the country. It’s heartbreaking. As president, I promise I’ll take action to end this epidemic. https://t.co/tnVAqXbXpm?amp=1″ ––Joe Biden, Twitter.com, September 16, 2020 3:25 pm […]

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9/13/2020

DRUGS/EXECUTIVE ORDERS/HEALTHCARE: “President Trump signed an executive order Sunday [Sep. 13, 2020] that he says lowers prescription drug prices ‘by putting America first,’ but experts said the move is unlikely to have any immediate impact. The action comes nearly two months after the president signed a different executive order with the exact same name but […]

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9/13/2020

DRUGS/HEALTHCARE/MEDICARE/TRUMP EXECUTIVE ORDERS: “It is the policy of the United States that the Medicare program should not pay more for costly Part B or Part D prescription drugs or biological products than the most-favored-nation price.” -Donald Trump, “Lowering Drug Prices by Putting America First,” govinfo.gov, Sep 13, 2020 [Note: Read the full Executive Order signed […]

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9/9/2020

DRUGS/HEALTHCARE/MEDICARE: “We will be substantially LOWERING Medicare Premiums and Prescription Drug Prices, bringing them down to levels that were not thought possible!“ ––Donald Trump, Twitter.com, September 9, 2020 2:53 am […]

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9/3/2020

CRIME/DRUGS/JOE BIDEN: “Anybody who gets convicted of a drug crime, not one that is terms of massive selling, but consumption, they shouldn’t go to prison. They should go to mandatory rehabilitation. Instead of building more prisons, I’ve been proposing for some time we build rehabilitation centers. Mandatory. They’ve got to go to mandatory rehab, but […]

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8/24/2020

DRUGS/EXECUTIVE ORDERS: “President Trump has made his executive order tying prescription drug prices in the United States to the prices paid in Europe and other developed nations — and the ensuing war that has broken out with the pharmaceutical industry — a centerpiece of his campaign for re-election. The problem: No such executive order has […]

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8/19/2020

DEMS/DRUGS/PHARMA: “With what I am doing in the fight with the Drug Companies, drug prices will be coming down 50, 60, and even 70 per cent. The Democrats are fighting hard to stop me with big ad buys, plus. Likewise, Big Pharma. FAVORED NATIONS AND REBATES ARE BRINGING PRICES DOWN NOW. We will win!“ ––Donald […]

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8/18/2020

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 […]

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8/13/2020

DRUGS/MEDIA/MEDICARE/PHARMA: “Drug companies, which are being forced by me to substantially reduce Drug Prices, are taking $millions in ads saying I want to increase Medicare Primiums. Wrong, just the opposite! These ads show DRUG PRICES ARE GOING DOWN, and they are not happy! False advertising!“ ––Donald Trump, Twitter.com, August 13, 2020 3:56 am […]

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8/11/2020

CORONAVIRUS/DRUGS: “This hydroxychloroquine, a lot of doctors swear by it. By my saying, it’s good, I took it for two weeks, you know, there was a little [coronavirus] outbreak around Washington. And I said, let me have something. And I took it for two weeks and it was fine. You know, it was great…  But as […]

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8/6/2020

DRUGS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “I said, the other day, ‘Whenever you see a drug company advertising that Donald Trump is a bad guy, remember: Your drug prices must be coming down very big. Very big.’… So I have a lot of enemies out there. This may be the last time you’ll see me for a while. […]

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8/6/2020

DRUGS/TRUMP EXECUTIVE ORDERS: “It is critical that we reduce our dependence on foreign manufacturers for Essential Medicines, Medical Countermeasures, and Critical Inputs to ensure sufficient and reliable long-term domestic production of these products, to minimize potential shortages, and to mobilize our Nation’s Public Health Industrial Base to respond to these threats… I am therefore directing […]

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8/4/2020

DRUGS/JOE BIDEN/MEDIA/MEDICARE/PHARMA: “Big Pharma is taking ads against me because I am MASSIVELY lowering your drug prices, which is obviously not good for them. Medicare premiums will also be going down. I am the first President to take them on. Don’t fall for their false ads. Biden plan is for very big increases!“ ––Donald Trump, […]

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8/3/2020

DRUGS: “Hydroxy has tremendous support; but politically, it’s toxic because I supported it. If I would have said, ‘Do not use hydroxychloroquine under any circumstances,’ they would have come out and they would have said, ‘It’s a great thing.’ Many doctors have come out strongly in favor of it. They want it very badly. It’s […]

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8/3/2020

DRUGS/HEALTHCARE: “We are working very hard also on prescription drug prices. And I will tell you that the favored nations clause that I’ve signed into existence — nobody thought anybody would ever do that — has a massive impact on prescription drug prices… For instance, if Germany buys a pill for 10 cents a pill, […]

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8/2/2020

DRUGS/MEDIA/PHARMA: “When you see the Drug Companies taking massive television ads against me, forget what they say (which is false), YOU KNOW THAT DRUG PRICES ARE COMING DOWN, BIG. Favored Nations Clause means USA will pay the lowest price of any nation in the World. Never done before. Watch!!!“ ––Donald Trump, Twitter.com, August 2, 2020 […]

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7/30/2020

DRUGS/MEDIA/PHARMA: “Drug prices will soon be lowered massively. Big Pharma (Drug Companies) are advertising against me like crazy because lower prices mean less profit. When you watch a Fake Ad, just think lower drug prices!!!“ ––Donald Trump, Twitter.com, July 30, 2020 3:44 am […]

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7/29/2020

DRUGS/TWITTER: [Reporter: “Stella Immanuel, the doctor — do you wish you had not retweeted that?”] “I think she made sense, but I know nothing about her. I just saw her on — you know, making a statement with very respected doctors. She was not alone. She was making a statement about hydroxychloroquine with other doctors that […]

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7/28/2020

BUSINESS/DRUGS: “[M]y administration is using the Defense Production Act to provide a $765 million loan to support the launch of Kodak Pharmaceuticals. It’s a great name, when you think of it. Such a great name. It was one of the great brands in the world. Then people went digital, and Kodak didn’t follow. But now, […]

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7/28/2020

CHINA/CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/DRUGS: “Today my administration has taken a momentous step toward achieving American pharmaceutical independence — a very, very big, big step — a focus of our campaign to bring America’s critical supply chains and medical manufacturing back to the USA. We’ve been working on this for a long time. This is a core of our […]

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7/27/2020

DACA/DRUGS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “The drug prices in our country will be coming down very substantially. I was given that right because of the DACA decision. The DACA decision allowed me to do things that some people thought the President didn’t have the right to do. I was given that right. Drug prices will be coming […]

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7/24/2020

DRUGS/HEALTHCARE/TRUMP EXECUTIVE ORDERS: “It is the policy of the United States to enable Americans without access to affordable insulin and injectable epinephrine through commercial insurance or Federal programs, such as Medicare and Medicaid, to purchase these pharmaceuticals from an FQHC at a price that aligns with the cost at which the FQHC [Federally Qualified Health […]

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7/24/2020

DRUGS/HEALTHCARE/TRUMP EXECUTIVE ORDERS: “Permitting the Importation of Safe Prescription Drugs from Other Countries. The Secretary of Health and Human Services shall, as appropriate and consistent with applicable law, take action to expand safe access to lower-cost imported prescription drugs.” -Donald Trump, “Increasing Drug Importation To Lower Prices for American Patients,” govinfo.gov, July 24, 2020 [Note: […]

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7/24/2020

DRUGS/HEALTHCARE/TRUMP EXECUTIVE ORDERS: “One of the reasons pharmaceutical drug prices in the United States are so high is because of the complex mix of payers and negotiators that often separates the consumer from the manufacturer in the drug-purchasing process… It is the policy of the United States that discounts offered on prescription drugs should be passed […]

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7/24/2020

DRUGS/HEALTHCARE/MEDICARE/TRUMP EXECUTIVE ORDERS: “It is the policy of the United States that the Medicare program should not pay more for costly Part B prescription drugs or biological products than the most-favored-nation price.” -Donald Trump, “Lowering Drug Prices by Putting America First,” govinfo.gov, July 24, 2020 [Note: Read the full Executive Order signed by Donald Trump.] […]

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7/24/2020

CANADA/DRUGS/HEALTHCARE/OBAMA ADMIN/TRUMP EXECUTIVE ORDERS: “We will finally allow the safe and legal importation of prescription drugs from Canada and other countries where the price for the identical drug is incredibly lower. It’s a difference like you wouldn’t believe — 70 percent, 80 percent, 90 percent, 30 percent — but massively lower than the identical drug made […]

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7/24/2020

DRUGS/HEALTHCARE/TRUMP EXECUTIVE ORDERS: “The four orders that I’m signing today will completely restructure the prescription drug market… The first order will require federal community health centers to pass the giant discounts they receive from drug companies on insulin and EpiPens directly to their patients… The second executive order… will finally allow the safe and legal importation […]

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7/24/2020

DRUGS/HEALTHCARE/TRUMP EXECUTIVE ORDERS: “So today, I’m taking a bold and historic, very dramatic action to reduce the price of prescription drugs for American patients and American seniors… I’m signing four sweeping executive orders that will lead to massive reduction in drug costs. Massive. We’ve already gotten them down a little bit, but that’s not good […]

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7/10/2020

CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/DRUGS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “We’re determined to keep dangerous drugs out of the country and away from our children. We’re securing our seas. We’re securing our borders… As you know, in the United States, at least before the COVID came to us — the flu, the virus, the China virus, whatever you’d like to call it; […]

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5/16/2020

BORDER/DRUGS/MEXICO: “Mexico must take control of this very big problem! RT @JudicialWatch Mexican drug smugglers are really getting bold. A cross-border tunnel recently discovered by U.S. authorities exits in a San Diego warehouse right next to a busy Customs and Border Protection (CBP) port of entry. “ –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, May 16, 2020 2:56 am […]

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4/14/2020

DRUGS/MILITARY/TERRORISM/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “My Administration is committed to protecting the Homeland from the scourge of narco-terrorists and traffickers seeking to destabilize the United States and our Hemisphere. Our military deployments in the Caribbean & Eastern Pacific will endure until these threats are neutralized! https://t.co/iOKSK1NeNf“ –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, April 14, 2020 10:49 am […]

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3/21/2020

CORONAVIRUS/DRUGS/FDA/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE & AZITHROMYCIN, taken together, have a real chance to be one of the biggest game changers in the history of medicine. The FDA has moved mountains – Thank You! Hopefully they will BOTH (H works better with A, International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents)…..” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, March 21, 2020 9:13 am […]

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2/21/2020

DRUGS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “RT @senatemajldr: Individuals trapped in a cycle of addiction often need assistance to find living & employment, which are vital to their l…” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, February 21, 2020 11:00 am […]

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11/27/2019

DRUGS/FOREIGN POLICY/IMMIGRATION/MEXICO/TERRORISM/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “A border wall. Mass deportations. Punishing tariffs. A halt to foreign aid. An end to a decades-old trade deal. For years, President Trump has pressured or wielded threats against Mexico, hoping to force a policy change, excite his political base, or both. This week, he did it again, announcing that he […]

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11/22/2019

DRUGS/FLORIDA/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “[email protected] and I will soon release a plan to let Florida and other States import prescription drugs that are MUCH CHEAPER than what we have now! Hard-working Americans don’t deserve to pay such high prices for the drugs they need. We are fighting DAILY to make sure this HAPPENS…” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, […]

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11/22/2019

DRUGS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “…While we had the first prescription drug price decrease in 50 years, Americans still pay far too much for drugs – other countries pay far less – that is WRONG! We will soon be putting more options on the table…” -Donald Trump, Twitter.com, November 22, 2019 2:04 pm […]

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11/22/2019

DEMS/DRUGS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “…Pelosi and her Do Nothing Democrats drug pricing bill doesn’t do the trick. FEWER cures! FEWER treatments! Time for the Democrats to get serious about bipartisan solutions to lowering prescription drug prices for families…”  –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, November 22, 2019 2:04 pm […]

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11/22/2019

DEMS/DRUGS/GOP/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “…House Republicans are showing real LEADERSHIP and prepared to enact bipartisan solutions for drug prices. Do Nothing Democrats are playing partisan politics with YOUR drug prices! We are READY to work together if they actually want to get something done!” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, November 22, 2019 2:04 pm […]

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11/5/2019

CRIME/DRUGS/MEXICO/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “This is the time for Mexico, with the help of the United States, to wage WAR on the drug cartels and wipe them off the face of the earth. We merely await a call from your great new president!” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, November 5, 2019 8:28 am […]

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11/5/2019

CRIME/DRUGS/MEXICO/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “A wonderful family and friends from Utah got caught between two vicious drug cartels, who were shooting at each other, with the result being many great American people killed, including young children, and some missing. If Mexico needs or requests help in cleaning out these…..”  –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, November 5, 2019 8:25 […]

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10/28/2019

ATTORNEY GENERAL/CRIME/DRUGS/TRUMP EXECUTIVE ORDERS: “Crime, especially violent crime, denies people their unalienable rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Together as a society, we must work to prevent crime from occurring, ensure that those who perpetrate crime face justice, and assist victims in overcoming the effects of crime on their lives. My Administration […]

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10/26/2019

DRUGS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “My Administration is fighting hard to end the Opioid Crisis. Join with us by disposing unused or expired prescription medications at over 4,000 locations across this great Country. Find a location TODAY from 10am-2pm at https://t.co/CXK0LFpGMD. #TakeBackDay https://t.co/xBEyflYYGj” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, October 26, 2019 8:54 am […]

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10/25/2019

DRUGS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “My Administration is fighting hard to end the Opioid Crisis. Join with us by disposing unused or expired prescription medications at over 4,000 locations across this great Country. Find a location TOMORROW, October 26th from 10am-2pm at https://t.co/CXK0LFpGMD. #TakeBackDay https://t.co/DvgrxZoLzp” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, October 25, 2019 10:39 pm […]

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9/19/2019

CONGRESS/DRUGS/NANCY PELOSI/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Because of my Administration, drug prices are down for the first time in almost 50 years — but the American people need Congress to help. I like Sen. Grassley’s drug pricing bill very much, and it’s great to see Speaker Pelosi’s bill today. Let’s get it done in a bipartisan way!” […]

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8/23/2019

CHINA/DRUGS/ECONOMY/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “….all deliveries of Fentanyl from China (or anywhere else!). Fentanyl kills 100,000 Americans a year. President Xi said this would stop – it didn’t. Our Economy, because of our gains in the last 2 1/2 years, is MUCH larger than that of China. We will keep it that way!” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, […]

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7/31/2019

DRUGS/HHS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Lowering drug prices for many Americans – including our great seniors! At my direction, @HHSGov @SecAzar just released a Safe Importation Action Plan. Our Governors will be very happy too! @GovRonDeSantis @GovofCO https://t.co/VIxmZWgYM2” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, July 31, 2019 10:10 am […]

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7/31/2019

CANADA/DRUGS/FDA/PHARMA/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “The Trump administration said on Wednesday [7-31-19] that it was taking steps to make it easier to import less expensive prescription drugs from other countries, particularly Canada. The move has long been supported by progressives but has encountered fierce opposition from the pharmaceutical industry. The proposal would permit pilot programs developed by […]

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7/31/2019

CANADA/DRUGS/HHS/PHARMA/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “The Trump administration took a step Wednesday [7-31-19] toward allowing importation of medicines from Canada, an action the president has advocated as a way to bring cheaper prescription drugs to Americans, but the pharmaceutical industry was quick to resist the move. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said it […]

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7/26/2019

DRUGS/HUMAN RIGHTS/IMMIGRATION/NATIONAL SECURITY/TERRORISM/TRUMP EXECUTIVE ORDERS/UN: “I, DONALD J. TRUMP, President of the United States of America, find that the situation in Mali, including repeated violations of ceasefire arrangements made pursuant to the 2015 Agreement on Peace and Reconciliation in Mali; the expansion of terrorist activities into southern and central Mali; the intensification of drug trafficking and trafficking […]

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7/22/2019

DRUGS/MIKE PENCE/TRUMP PEOPLE: “An employee of the drug recovery center that Vice President Mike Pence abruptly withdrew from visiting agreed to plead guilty last week to federal drug trafficking charges. Jeff Hatch, who is listed as the chief business development officer at Granite State Recovery Centers, is accused of moving 1,500 grams of fentanyl, an […]

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7/20/2019

DRUGS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “RT @WhiteHouseCEA: The Consumer Price Index (CPI) for prescription drugs decreased 2.0 percent in June from 12 months prior according to th…” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, July 20, 2019 5:48 pm […]

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7/11/2019

DRUGS/TRUMP PEOPLE: “RT @USCG: Earlier today, the @VP welcomed back CGC Munro from patrol as they offloaded $569 million of cocaine in San Diego. If you misse…”  –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, July 11, 2019 9:26 pm […]

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7/7/2019

DEMS/DRUGS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Last year was the first in 51 years where prescription drug prices actually went down, but things have been, and are being, put in place that will drive them down substantially. If Dems would work with us in a bipartisan fashion, we would get big results very fast!”  –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, July […]

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7/5/2019

DRUGS/HHS/MEDICARE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Trump said Friday [7-5-19] that the White House was writing an executive order to require pharmaceutical companies to offer the United States government among the lowest prices in the world, in comments that were not immediately clear to many experts on the country’s health care system…The White House has made the […]

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7/1/2019

CONGRESS/DRUGS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Prescription drug prices jumped 10.5 percent over the past six months, more slowly than during the same period last year but still four times faster than inflation, despite increasing pressure on drugmakers from the Trump administration and Congress. However, the top drug brands in the U.S. saw prices rise by an average […]

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6/20/2019

DRUGS/HHS/PHARMA/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Merck & Co Chief Executive Ken Frazier said on Thursday [6-20-19] a rule to base the price the U.S. government pays for some prescription drugs in it Medicare program on lower prices in other countries would face legal challenges if adopted. U.S. President Donald Trump said last year that one way his […]

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6/15/2019

DRUGS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “RT @WhiteHouse: Opioid addiction can happen to anyone—and we must work together to fight the stigma and save lives, says @Surgeon_General J…” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, June 15, 2019 6:30 am […]

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