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Trump Delivers Less-Sweeping Drug Plan Than Promised

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by Noam N. Levey

After repeatedly promising to rein in skyrocketing prescription drug prices, President Trump Friday released a multipronged “blueprint” he said would deliver relief to patients “very soon.”

But the president stopped well short of backing any major new effort to use the federal government’s power to negotiate lower prices for patients, a strategy he endorsed as a candidate and one broadly used by most industrialized nations.

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