Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Obama Welcomes Drug Lobby to White House Table

Tom Hamburger of the LATimes writes, "the pharmaceutical industry, once condemned by the president as a source of healthcare problems, has become a White House partner." Billy Tauzin, once a target for the President during his campaign has "Tauzin has morphed into the president's partner. He has been invited to the White House half a dozen times in recent months. There, he says, he eventually secured an agreement that the administration wouldn't try to overturn the very Medicare drug policy that Obama had criticized on the campaign trail."

Read the article, to find out more about how Tauzin is influencing the President's healthcare decisions.

Obama gives powerful drug lobby a seat at healthcare table

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