Post by ck4829 on Feb 11, 2022 16:30:24 GMT
Sanders Asks for Unanimous Consent on Legislation to Lower the Cost of Prescription Drugs
“Mr. President: Let’s be clear. There is significant discontent in our country today. The American people are worried about COVID, but they’re worried about much more. They’re worried about inflation – the price of food and gas and other products.
“They’re worried about climate change and the kind of planet they’ll be leaving their kids and future generations.
“They’re worried about a middle class whose real inflation accounted for wages have not risen in almost 50 years and the reality that half of our workforce lives paycheck to paycheck.
“They’re worried about the massive level of income and wealth inequality that we are experiencing in which, during this pandemic alone, the billionaire class
saw an increase in their wealth by some $2 trillion while thousands of workers died doing their jobs.www.sanders.senate.gov/press-releases/prepared-remarks-sanders-asks-for-unanimous-consent-on-legislation-to-lower-the-cost-of-prescription-drugs/