High Risk: The Debate Over the Price of Specialty Drugs and Zika Virus
In an interview with CFIF, Dr. Scott Gottlieb, Resident Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, discusses the history and regulations surrounding drug prices, who should finance important medical advancements, and the continuing Zika threat.
On Monday, Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen gave a somber assessment of the current jobs market, throwing cold water on President Obama's election-year messaging. President Obama has been bragging that America has "the strongest" economy in the world.
Right, and pigs can fly. GDP growth under Obama has averaged a stagnant 1.7 percent a year. Meanwhile, Ireland is growing at nearly 8 percent, and India at 7 percent.
And the Obama economy isn't only a loser when compared with other countries. Compared with what Americans enjoyed for decades, this is "the worst economic-growth…
"A recent Gallup survey found a new low in public trust of the media, with only 32 percent of Americans saying they have a great deal or some trust in newspapers, TV and radio 'to report the news fully, accurately and fairly.' Trust fell eight points in one year alone and is only 14 percent among Republicans.In a change election where both candidates have historically high negative ratings, many voters…[more]