All House Democrats Vote For Pelosi Drug Pricing Bill; 8 Vote For GOP Bill

By John Wilkerson / December 12, 2019 at 6:10 PM
House Democrats on Thursday (Dec. 12) unanimously voted to pass Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s drug pricing bill, and two Republicans crossed party lines to support H.R. 3, too. Republicans were unable to muster enough votes for their substitute bill that pulls together bipartisan provisions the two parties worked on earlier in the year, though eight Democrats voted for Republican’s H.R. 19. H.R. 3 directs Medicare to negotiate prices on up to 50 drugs annually, using international prices as a reference, and...

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