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Sanders: Trump's HHS Pick Proves He Was 'Never Serious' About Taking on Big Pharma

18:29 EST 13 Nov 2017 | Topix

"At a time when the United States pays, by far, the highest prices in the world for prescription drugs, the last thing we need is to put a pharmaceutical executive in charge of the Department of Health and Human Services," Sanders said in a statement. Following news on Monday that President Donald Trump has picked Alex Azar-former top executive at the pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly-to run the Department of Health and Human Services, Sen. Bernie Sanders issued a statement characterizing the choice as evidence that "Trump was never serious about his promise to stop the pharmaceutical industry from 'getting away with murder'" and vowing to oppose his confirmation.

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