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News Wrap: House to debate bill on prescription drug costs

Clip: 12/11/2019 | 6m 26s | Video has closed captioning.

In our news wrap Wednesday, the House opened debate on a Democratic bill to lower prescription drug costs through government negotiations. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi appealed for bipartisan support, but Sen. Mitch McConnell said he won’t bring the bill up for a vote. Also, the Justice Department is appealing a federal judge’s ruling against spending Pentagon funds on a U.S.-Mexico border wall.

Aired: 12/11/19

Rating: NR

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