Trump warned that his administration would respond to such an unjustified increase in drug prices. Pfizer was followed by other pharma companies.
The across-the-board increases cast doubt on whether Trump and Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar can pressure manufacturers to voluntarily drop prices without the threat of specific consequences.
Specifically, the company boosted list, or wholesale, prices on more than 40 medicines; more than 100, if different dosages were counted. Across the industry, Wells Fargo found, companies rose drug prices on 63 products and lowered prices on 64 products in June.
This is the moment Thai soccer kids were rescued from cave Police officers took photographs of each other at the massive cave entrance, as pumps continued to suck out huge volumes of water. He added that everyone worked together without concerns about race or religion, as the goal was to save the young football team.
US President Donald Trump on Monday took aim at Pfizer Inc and other US drugmakers after they raised prices on some of their medicines on July 1, saying his administration would act in response. That gives Trump, who made lowering prescription drug prices a top 2016 presidential campaign issue, a short-term victory he can point to in the run-up to the elections, which are being closely watched to see if Trump's fellow Republicans will be able to maintain control of both the Senate and the House of Representatives. He accused the company of taking advantage of the poor and defenseless while giving bargains to countries in Europe and elsewhere. The list price hikes don't factor in discounts that companies may provide to some insurance companies and patients. Still, Trump predicted it would lead, within weeks, to a major reduction in drug prices.
Nonetheless, Mr. Trump's tweetsuggests he might begin calling out drug companies individually, akin to his attacks on Harley-Davidson over his tariff war. The company will return these prices to their pre-July 1 levels as soon as technically possible, and the prices will remain in effect until the earlier of when the president's blueprint goes into effect or the end of the year - whichever is sooner.
"'Pfizer shares the President's concern for patients and commitment to providing affordable access to the medicines they need, ' said Ian Read". Moreover, the vast majority of those increases were more than 9 percent, which greatly exceeds inflation while adhering to an informal and voluntary industry move to keep price hikes below 10 percent.
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And it comes just days before Trump sits down with Putin at the conclusion of his closely watched European trip. Funding has averaged about $1 billion annually and Stoltenberg has said he expected that level to be met.
Despite the harsh criticism of the president, Kerry agreed that United States allies need to increase their defense spending. The most that current Chancellor Angela Merkel will admit is that the project is as much "political" as economic.
Papa John's executives have touted their recent hiring of the firm as part of their turnaround plans for the brand's advertising. In the aftermath, Schnatter announced his resignation as the company's chairman late Wednesday night.
They are planning a show of strength in the Commons next week in votes on the Prime Minister's flagship Trade Bill. But leading Eurosceptic Bernard Jenkin played down the prospects of more walkouts from Mrs May's administration.
And the Liverpool defender cheekily said that it has something to do with the parents across the country. But once you're here and played as well as we did, you want to take those opportunities in life.
Finally, to meet the Irish President Michael Higgins , Markle donned a taupe Roland Mouret dress with a draped folding skirt. Later in the day at Croke Park, Meghan rocked a black Givenchy suit with Sarah Flint pumps .
Hojabri has posted around 300 videos so far on her account, many of which display her dancing to both Iranian and Western music. Iran's state television on Friday telecasted a video of Hojabri and other arrested persons confessing to breaking moral norms .
The Washington Post's Aaron Blake breaks down, reporters have reason to question Paul's loyalty to this Supreme Court pick. More than any other red-state senator, Heitkamp has received a remarkable amount of help from Republicans to keep her job.
The appointment of Berat Albayrak, who had served as energy minister since 2015, appeared to rattle the markets. Erdogan's party retains control of the parliament due to its alliance with Turkey's main nationalist party.
The four boys rescued first are "well, they're up and about", Sky News' southeast Asia correspondent, Siobhan Robbins, said. There are concerns they may have consumed contaminated water, while bird or bat droppings could cause infections.
Matt Reece, 25, who works in marketing, said England had far outperformed the low expectations of them when the tournament began. England were knocked out of the tournament by Croatia, and Kane looked a million miles away from his normal lethal self.
Croatia reach final as England throw it away
But Croatia came out for the second-half on top of the Three Lions, and equalised with a goal from the outstanding Ivan Perisic . "So for them to go back to their country and take a nation like Croatia to the World Cup final is something awesome ".
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The law, The Community Defense Act, prohibits adult entertainment - defined as nude or topless dancing - between midnight and 6am. Although the law has been in effect for over a decade, a 2017 report from The Columbus Dispatch found that it is seldom enforced.
China vows to hit back over new US tariffs
Trump had threatened earlier that he would impose additional tariffs if Beijing retaliated with countermeasures. The list is subject to a two-month public comment period before taking effect.
Israeli unmanned spacecraft to land on Moon in 2019
This way, they will raise interest in space among the people in Israel, and will also encourage young generations to study STEM. Until now, only three world superpowers - the United States, Russia, and China - have achieved controlled lunar landings.
Nigeria's Umar Sadiq close to Rangers deal
The move, which is subject to worldwide clearance, will see the 22-year-old become Steven Gerrard's eighth signing of the summer. He smiled: "I don't like to say anything about myself but I am a hardworking player who always wants to help the team".
Theresa May hopes Donald Trump visit will boost US-UK links
The PM also warned Mr Trump not to ignore the "malign behaviour" of Russian Federation when he meets Vladimir Putin on Monday. London Mayor Sadiq Khan has come under fire for his approval of a blimp featuring US President Donald Trump dressed as a baby.
Ian Wright Risks Knuckle Sandwich In On-Air Row With Roy Keane
However, he was interrupted by Wright, who insisted: "We wasn't talking about the final, we were just having a laugh with ya". Gareth Southgate's men still have one more game to play as they will take on Belgium in the third-place play-off on Saturday.
Divers Hope To Rescue Remaining Boys Trapped In Thai Cave
It's unclear whether Thai officials will opt to use Musk's submarine to rescue the four remaining boys and their soccer coach . The 18-day ordeal ended after three rescue missions which involved the Thai navy SEALs and divers from around the world.