Cornyn To Call For Vote On Drug Patent Bill Next Week

By Ariel Cohen / November 7, 2019 at 4:38 PM
Sen. John Cornyn will request a floor vote on his bipartisan drug patent reform bill next week, after blaming Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) for privately blocking the legislation. Cornyn hinted to reporters that he is daring Schumer to oppose the bill publicly. “If somebody’s got the courage to object, we’ll let them come down and they’ll be held accountable,” the Texas Republican told reporters Thursday (Nov. 7). The Affordable Prescriptions for Patients Act of 2019 (S.1416) would allow...

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