President Trump’s announced plan excludes the most substantive step he could take to make prescription drugs more affordable for hardworking families
Bustos helped introduce Democratic Better Deal on Lowering Prescription Drug Prices last summer which included this common-sense proposal to allow Medicare to negotiate drug prices
Congresswoman Cheri Bustos expressed great disappointment that President Trump decided not to keep his campaign promise to allow Medicare to negotiate drug prices. This common-sense step would help protect millions of Americans from being gouged on the cost of prescription drugs. As a member of the House Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, Bustos helped introduce the Democrats’ Better Deal on Prescription Drug Prices which includes this cost-reducing proposal.