President Joe Biden at the State of the Union address with Vice President Kamala Harris and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (Patrick Semansky/AP Images)

The drug pric­ing pres­i­dent: Biden warns of ve­to for any IRA re­peal at­tempts

Pres­i­dent Joe Biden made clear in his “fin­ish the job” State of the Union ad­dress last night that one of those jobs to be fin­ished is in­sulin prices.

Biden’s push again to tack­le in­sulin prices, af­ter Re­pub­li­cans re­buffed the idea last sum­mer and just af­ter Biden won Medicare drug price ne­go­ti­a­tions/caps via the In­fla­tion Re­duc­tion Act, shows how heav­i­ly he’s lean­ing in­to this work.

“You know, we pay more for pre­scrip­tion drugs than any ma­jor coun­try on Earth,” he said last night, pledg­ing ac­tion.

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