Trump, Democratic leaders to meet on drug prices soon - (NASDAQ via NewsPoints Desk)

  • According to sources, US President Donald Trump is expected to soon meet with Democratic lawmakers to discuss drug pricing, as reported NASDAQ.

  • The administration noted that Trump has agreed to meet "in the near future" with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer over the issue.

  • The Senate has held a number of hearing this year on the issue, while the judiciary committee is set to hold an additional hearing later this month.

  • Meanwhile, several drugmakers temporary postponed price hikes last year following criticism from Trump but resumed the practice earlier this year.

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