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WASHINGTON — Just a handful of Republicans have ever endorsed the progressive idea to let Medicare negotiate drug prices.

But now, less than five months since they were sworn in, two GOP lawmakers who defied party orthodoxy by campaigning on that plank already appear to have abandoned it.

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  • Open it up to any group including Medicare to negociate for better pricing. Why stop with one on this front when it is so important? Will it create issues? It might but we are a resilient people and we can face those as they come, for the moment the issue is high priced medication.

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