White House Drug Exec Meeting Canceled; Trump Gives Insight Into Executive Order Legal Argument

By John Wilkerson, Ariel Cohen / July 27, 2020 at 5:48 PM
Although the president’s meeting with drug executives Tuesday was canceled due to industry foot dragging, the president offered insights into his administration’s legal arguments in support of drug pricing executive orders. The president’s power to use executive orders is limited to executing existing laws, but the president says he has more authority to use executive fiat to force drug companies to lower prices than did previous presidents due to a recent Supreme Court ruling on a seemingly unrelated immigration policy...

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