• As Trump attacks drug industry, few in Congress rush to its aid

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    WASHINGTON - Donald Trump on Wednesday declared war on drug makers , and one of Capitol Hill's cardinal truths - the drug industry is untouchable - may be starting to unravel.
    For years, drug companies have enjoyed broad support, particularly among Republicans, that helped guard against any unwanted reforms. But after the president-elect's news conference condemnation of the industry - it's “disastrous” and companies are “getting away with murder” - drug companies can't necessarily depend on congressional Republicans to save them in the fight over drug pricing.
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