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Sanders To Price-Gouging Drug CEO: Thanks But No Thanks

When Martin Shkreli donated to Bernie Sanders' campaign, he received a stern reply.
Sanders To Price-Gouging Drug CEO: Thanks But No Thanks

The price-gouging CEO that raised the cost of lifesaving drugs from $13.50 per pill to $750 per pill decided to jump into the political arena by making a donation to Bernie Sanders' campaign.

The man who has become the public face of rising drug prices says he has donated to presidential candidate Bernie Sanders — who has been bashing Big Pharma on the campaign trail — to try to get a meeting so the two can talk it out.

Sanders isn’t interested. His campaign said Thursday that he’s giving the money to a Washington health clinic instead — and the drug executive isn’t getting the meeting.

They don't even try and hide it anymore in the age of Citizens United. Want access, give a lot of money. And I do mean a lot. At least, that's what they think will buy them access. In this case, it bought a health clinic some extra supplies.

Good for Bernie.


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