May 12, 2019: In “Red-faced Meltdown,” Chip Roy Defends Big Pharma Profiteering

At a House Oversight Committee probing the high price of the HIV prevention drug Truvada, Roy declared himself “offended” when Rep. Katie Hill questioned the drugmaker’s CEO about his recent “signing bonus” of $30 million. Roy called the question “an attack [on] the capitalistic system” and said he was “really glad” about the company’s obscene profits–“And I hope they make a lot more!”

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