Jan 17, 2017 - Health

The big gap between Trump and Paul Ryan on drug prices

Trump's position: Pharmaceutical companies, which he says are "getting away with murder" on drug prices, are "politically protected, but not anymore."

Ryan's position: The Speaker wouldn't put it quite like that! He told Axios' Mike Allen "there's a lot more we can do to bring down the price of drugs."

Why it matters: It's more evidence that congressional Republicans are not on the same page as Trump on drug prices — and he's going to have a hard time passing anything without them.

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