Trump and Pelosi aides talk drug costs despite impeachment - (Star Tribune via NewsPoints Desk)

  • Aides to US President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi recently held talks to discuss drug pricing legislation, as reported Star Tribune.

  • Both sides noted that although negotiations were not held during the meeting, both sides exchanged information and asked questions.

  • Joe Grogan, a top domestic policy adviser to Trump, described the meeting as "a very cordial and productive working session."

  • Pelosi spokesman Henry Connelly said her staff briefed the Trump administration on her recently introduced drug pricing legislation, which would permit Medicare to negotiate prices for certain drugs, would work.

  • The meeting was also attended by budget office state and officials from the Department of Health and Human Services.

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