EO to Lower Drug Costs and Ensure Life-saving Medications
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The first order directs federally qualified health centers to pass along massive discounts on insulin and epinephrine from drug companies to low-income Americans.
The second order will allow the safe, legal importation of prescription drugs from Canada and other countries where the price for identical drugs is lower.
The third order will prohibit secret deals between drug manufacturers and pharmacy "benefit manager" middlemen, ensuring patients directly benefit from available discounts at the pharmacy counter.
The fourth order ensures the United States pays the lowest price available among economically advanced countries for Medicare Part B drugs. The United States often pays 80 percent more for these drugs than other developed nations.
'When there's a crash, I hope it's going to be during this next 12 months because I don't want to be Herbert Hoover. The one president - I just don't want to be Herbert Hoover,' Trump stated in an interview Monday on Lindell TV.
In 1929, during Herbert Hoover's first year as president, the US stock market crashed, triggering the start of the Great Depression, leading to widespread economic hardship and unemployment across the nation.
The officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said nothing had been finalized and that no orders for Somalia have been received by the U.S. military. But there appeared to be a growing expectation that drawdown orders would be coming soon.
Acting Defense Secretary Chris Miller issued a memo to the entire Defense Department that hinted of a coming U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan.
Sources: www.breitbart.com, www.reuters.com
On May 8, the public will be able to purchase a digital currency backed by gold from Zimbabwe's central bank.
Additionally, RBZ introduced smaller gold coins in weights of tenths of an ounce, quarters of an ounce, and half of an ounce.
The smallest coin weighs just over 3.11 grams and costs US$188.48 or its equivalent in local currency at the interbank rate.
Russia, China switch to national currencies in payments for gas, says a senior official.
Russia, China also actively switching to national currencies for payments of oil supplies, and products, says the deputy prime minister.