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Axios Mar 9, 2017
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Trump onboard with drug-price negotiation

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Two Democrats who met with Donald Trump yesterday about negotiating drug prices say the president agrees.

"He totally got it," Rep Peter Welch said after the meeting, the WSJ reports. Rep. Elijah Cummings said Trump called drug companies "very unfair to the American people."

White House statement: "President Trump expressed his desire to work with Congressman Cummings in a bipartisan fashion to ensure prescription drug prices are more affordable for all Americans, especially those who need lifesaving prescription medications."