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KARLSRUHE, Germany — American drug makers have been wary of criticizing President Trump for fear of provoking a nasty tweet. Here in Germany, however, the top trade groups for pharmaceutical industries have come out swinging — taking on the American president for both the tone and the substance of his remarks.

Trump’s accusation that the drug industry is “getting away with murder” with sky-high prices has drawn particular scorn.

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