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WASHINGTON — Alex Azar has been on the job for less than a month, but President Trump believes his new health and human services secretary is making progress toward a feat that’s long bedeviled politicians and a host of other health care experts: lowering drug prices.

“Secretary Alex Azar, who is really setting the world on fire now, huh, with your lowering of prescription drug prices and a lot of other things you’re doing, and we appreciate it very much,” Trump said, introducing him at a meeting on gun violence and school safety on Thursday. “A lot of people are seeing already what’s happening, especially the lowering of the price of health care.”

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  • Exactly what did Azar do?
    The US healthcare system and the pharmaceutical industry are on automatic pilot, doing what they need to do without direct input from the Trump administration. Actions from Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and Chase Morgan are, and will be, the significant modifiers in restraining increase of runaway drug prices. Not the chaos coming from the White House.

  • Yes Prez..Alex Azar is the man we need to clean up the multi billion joke that is called the DEA and the Pharma Corps that charge outrageous prices for a pill. Mr Azar, you must have been God Sent !! Show me Legislative Action on these supposed actions and I might find comfort iwth all three illness that I have. Fatal illnesses.

  • Is this just smoke and mirrors or we have any real food on the plate. Talk costs nothing and is pure BS. However walk is an effort that produces visible sweat. Has anyone seen and wet clothing? Like to know.

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