Trump Announces New Measures to Lower Price of Prescription Drugs

Trump Announces New Measures to Lower Price of Prescription Drugs

Seema Verma, administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, speaks to the press in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, on Nov. 20, 2020. (Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images) President Donald Trump on Friday announced measures that he says will “dramatically lower” the price of prescription drugs for Americans. The first action ends rebates to middlemen in Medicare and passes those rebates to Americans. “Currently, drug companies provide large discounts on the price of prescription medicines, including nearly $40 billion in rebates to Medicare Part D plans last year alone,” Trump said at a […]

Rudy Giuliani’s Son Tests Positive for COVID-19

The son of former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani announced on Friday that he has tested positive for COVID-19 and is currently under quarantine. Andrew Giuliani, who currently serves as a special assistant to President Donald Trump, wrote on Twitter saying that he was “experiencing mild symptoms” of the disease caused by the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus and was “following all appropriate protocols” such as quarantine and conducting contact tracing. This comes weeks after the president, members of his family, and several White House aides tested positive for the disease including White House aide Hope Hicks and White House Chief of […]

French Conservatives: Trump Gave Us Hope

Stanislas Rigault (Ree-Go) followed the Election Day with some of his friends. It was important enough for them to stay up all night long, watching the news. Rigault founded the Free Student media group to give a voice to conservative students in France. According to him, media coverage in France is very similar to the United States. “Pretty much all the media here in France are pushing leftist bias today. It seems they are perfect counterparts to U.S. media.” Even today, they have more than one reason to follow the U.S. election updates. The 2016 red wave didn’t stop at […]

Pfizer to File With FDA for Emergency Use of Vaccine, Moderna Soon to Follow

Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said Thursday that Pfizer and its partner BioNTech would file for emergency use authorization of their experimental COVID-19 vaccine on Friday, and that he expects Moderna will soon follow with its candidate. Pfizer confirmed in a press release that it and BioNTech will on Friday submit an application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for emergency use authorization of their vaccine candidate, called BNT162b2, a move that “will potentially enable use of the vaccine in high-risk populations in the U.S. by the middle to end of December 2020.” The experimental vaccine showed […]

National Lockdown Not Necessary, Plan Is in Place: Pence

Vice President Mike Pence joined members of the White House Coronavirus Task Force on Thursday in urging Americans to remain vigilant amid the CCP virus pandemic, saying that a national lockdown is “not necessary” to stem the recent surge in infections. In the first task force briefing since July, Pence expressed confidence in the nation’s ability to curb the transmission of COVID-19, the disease caused by the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus, assuring Americans that the Trump administration has “a plan in place.” “America has never been more prepared to combat this virus than we are today,” Pence said. From […]

GOP Senators Urge Trump to Allow West Bank Goods to Be Labeled ‘Made in Israel’

A group of Republican senators led by Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) have submitted a letter to President Donald Trump calling for U.S. customs policy and guidelines to be amended to ensure that “Made in Israel” labels are placed on Israeli products produced in the Jewish settlements in the West Bank, Judea, and Samaria. The Nov. 16 letter (pdf) signed by Cotton, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), and Kelly Loeffler (R-Ga.) urges the Trump administration to make the changes before Jan. 20. They called on the president to undo a 2016 Obama administration measure that reestablished a 1995 policy […]

First Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine to Be Available Within 24 Hours of FDA Green Light: Trump Admin

First Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine to Be Available Within 24 Hours of FDA Green Light: Trump Admin

A patient receiving Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore, Md., on May 4, 2020. (Courtesy of University of Maryland School of Medicine via AP) Trump administration health officials on Wednesday told reporters that every state across the country will have access to some doses of a CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus vaccine within 24 hours of proper authorization. “Every jurisdiction will have access immediately upon the initial push of the vaccine,” Gen. Gustave Perna, chief operating officer of the Trump administration’s Operation Warp Speed, said during a call with reporters. He was reiterating what he said at […]

Rudy Giuliani Says Reports of Him Seeking $20,000 per Day Are False

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani denied reports of him seeking $20,000 per day from President Donald Trump’s campaign for legal services. Giuliani, who joined Trump’s team in a lawsuit and made arguments in a Pennsylvania court this week, told the New York Times that “I never asked for $20,000.” “The arrangement is, we’ll work it out at the end,” Giuliani said, adding that whoever made the allegation about him seeking the daily sum “is a liar, a complete liar.” The New York Times reported that Giuliani was seeking the payment and cited “multiple people briefed on the matter,” […]

Trump, First Lady to Spend Thanksgiving at White House

Trump, First Lady to Spend Thanksgiving at White House

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden leave after they voted at the Carvel State Office Building in Wilmington, Del., on Oct. 28, 2020. (Andrew Harnik/AP Photo) President Donald Trump will be spending Thanksgiving at the White House with First Lady Melania Trump. The first lady’s spokeswoman, Stephanie Grisham, confirmed the plans late Tuesday in a “Holiday Scheduling Update” on Twitter. President Trump and his family usually attend an annual event at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida, on Thanksgiving. A request for comment to the Trump Organization about whether the event is […]

Trump Fires CISA Director Days After Agency Dubbed Election ‘Most Secure in American History’

Trump Fires CISA Director Days After Agency Dubbed Election ‘Most Secure in American History’

President Donald Trump speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington on Nov. 13, 2020. (Evan Vucci/AP Photo) President Donald Trump announced Tuesday evening that he had fired Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Director Chris Krebs, days after the agency called the 2020 presidential election the “most secure in American history.” Trump announced his termination in a statement on Twitter, accusing Kreb of making a “highly inaccurate” statement on the security of the Nov. 3 election. “The recent statement by Chris Krebs on the security of the 2020 Election was highly inaccurate, in that there were […]

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