Tag: Bernie Sanders
Sanders demanded a probe of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) patent proposal in a letter to Christi Grimm, inspector general of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
"Changes that benefit the working class of our country are not going to be easily handed over by the corporate elite. They have to be fought for—and won."
"This is the biggest defeat Big Pharma has ever suffered—and it won't be the last. We are going to keep fighting until every single person in America can get the medications they need."
"If this is what you believe I would respectfully disagree and I would urge you to get on the phone and call friends and family around the country to hear about what their communities are experiencing."
"Spending $886 billion on the Pentagon will not make us safer."
"We must act and act boldly. Our earth is warming rapidly. We see this every day, in every part of the world."
Sanders' office called the proposal "the most substantial expansion of higher education access since the Great Society and President Lyndon B. Johnson's Higher Education Act of 1965."
"It is unacceptable that half of new prescription drugs invented with the help of NIH scientists now cost more than $111,000," said the HELP Committee chair, urging action by the Biden administration to cut prices.
Big-money special interests "want to divide us up," said the independent senator at a living wage rally in South Carolina, "and we are determined to bring working people together."
"The American people understand, as I do, that health care is a human right, not a privilege."