Sanders’ Ad Blasts Cozy Relationship Between Congress, Drug Makers

By Ariel Cohen / January 9, 2020 at 12:13 PM
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) released the first drug pricing-focused ad of his 2020 campaign, lambasting drug companies for extorting sick Americans and blaming the federal government for letting them do it. “There are people who are dying in America because they cannot afford the outrageous costs of prescription drugs in this country,” Sanders says in the ad, released Monday (Jan. 6). “And we have a government that does nothing about it because this government is owned by...

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