Trump: “I Have Very Rich Enemies.. May Be The Last Time You See Me For A While”


President Trump, while speaking at a Whirlpool manufacturing factory in Clyde, OH, made some cryptic remarks that are piquing interest from many around the world.

He was there as part of a campaign stop to discuss the restoration of the manufacturing industry in America but he also brought up his moves to reduce and reform pricing in the pharmaceutical industry.

This is where things get interesting.

People have long talked about how Congress and virtually our entire government is bought off by Big Pharma. The Pharmaceutical industry represented about $1.3 trillion in 2015 alone. That’s enough money to have a lot of power in the political world.

President Trump said that he’s made a lot of very, very rich enemies by cutting out the middleman.

He also said "This may be the last time you see me for a while".

From the White House:

And speaking of pharmaceuticals, we instituted four moves — rebates, favored nations, and other things — buying from other nations where they have the product — the same exact pill, identical; made in the same factory — for a fraction — just a small fraction of the cost. We buy from other countries, as opposed to buying through this ridiculous quagmire of political scam that we’ve been going through for many years.

And what I’ve done, in terms of favored nations, if — as an example, Germany has a pill for 10 cents and we have a pill for $2. We institute favored nations on the drug company. We get the pill for the same amount as the lowest pill anywhere in the world. Anywhere in the world. (Applause.) And that could drop your price of pharmaceuticals, of drugs — prescription drugs — it could drop your price 50, 60, 70 percent, maybe more than that.

What he says next may explain why he should be a little worried. He says nobody knows who the middlemen are but they're very rich and he's cutting them out.

You have people called “middlemen.” I don’t know who the middlemen are. I don’t know. They never say “middlewomen,” so they’re politically not correct. (Laughter.) But I’ve heard the term “middlemen” for a long time. They are so wealthy. They are so wealthy. Nobody has any idea who the hell they are or what they do. They make more money than the drug companies. You know, in all fairness, at least the drug companies have to produce a product, and it has to be good product. But the middlemen — well, the rebate that I’m doing cuts out the middlemen, and it reduces costs, and the money goes back to the people purchasing the drugs.

So I have a lot of enemies out there. This may be the last time you’ll see me for a while. A lot of very, very rich enemies, but they are not happy with what I’m doing. But I figure we have one chance to do it, and no other President is going to do what I do. No other President would do a favored nations, a rebate, a buy from other nations at much less cost. Nobody. And there are a lot of unhappy people, and they’re very rich people, and they’re very unhappy.

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8 thoughts on “Trump: “I Have Very Rich Enemies.. May Be The Last Time You See Me For A While””

  1. The “middlemen” are the ‘drug pushers’, the salespeople who go around convincing doctors, pharmacies and clinics and hospitals to use their products over their competitors’ products.
    I would think the pharmaceutical companies would like not having to ‘pay’ the pushers . . . since Trump’s plan orders directly from the manufacturers (for some drugs).
    I can’t see how the pushers are that powerful . . .

  2. This is a fact! My brother lived in Mexico for seven years. My cost for a bottle of aspirin cost me $6.00, his cost was about $1.50 a bottle. Made by the same company!

    The reason he moved back to the United States was the hospitals were terrible!

    1. i STOPPED TAKING MEDS. “I FOUND OUT TWO OUT OF THREE OF MY BLOOD PRESSURE MEDS CONTAINED ,”CANCER CAUSING MATERIALS.” “SOME HEART MEDS HAVE AS SIDE EFFECTS, “CAN CAUSE YOU TO DISPLAY SIGNS OF DIMENSIA, TROUBLE WITH EYE SITE, TREMBLING IN ARMS, ACHY JOINTS HEAD TO TOE. “THESE MEDS ARE NOT GOOD FOR US.” “AT ONE POINT MY DR. PRESCRIBED A BAITA BLOCKER, “IT GAVE ME BLURRED VISION, PAINFUL JOINTS HEAD TO TOE, AND MY LEFT ARM WAS SHAKING. “I QUICKLY STEPPED OFF THIS MED.” “I ASK MY DOCTOR, “HOW MANY PEOPLE ARE DIAGNOSED WITH “PARKINSONS DISEASE AS A RESULT OF THIS MED??’ “HE LOOKED AT ME IN A SHOCKED WAY, AND SAID,”I DON’T KNOW.” “BE VERY CAREFUL WHAT YOU DECIDE TO TAKE.” “DO YOUR HOMEWORK.” “READ THE SIDE EFFECTS.” “DON’T BELIEVE THE DOCTORS WHEN THEY SAY,”DON’T READ THE SIDE EFFECTS”, “YOUR MIND WILL GIVE YOU THE SIDE EFFECTS.” “THIS IS ,DOCTORS AND ,”BIG PHARMA”, “TRYING TO PUT BLINDERS ON US.” “I WANT OUR MEDICAL LEADERS TO ,”ALL” BE FIRED.” “LET’S START OVER.” “I HAVE THE MOST TRUST AND RESPECT FOR ,” DR JUDY MIKOVITS “. “LET HER AND HER TRUSTED COLLEGES” “GIVE AMERICA A FRESH START.” “PRESIDENT TRUMP, i HAVE YOUR BACK.’ “I WILL BE SPREADING THE GOOD WORD.” “TRUMP-PENCE” 2020 “WE WILL WORK TOGETHER, “VOTE FOR YOU”, “IN PERSON”, DRAIN THE SWAMP.” “DRAIN THE COMMUNIST RICE PATTIES.” ‘i AM SPREADING THE ,”BAD NEWS ABOUT THE ,”BULLY”, “BIG PHARMA.” “I KNOW THERE ARE MANY MORE OF US THAN THE EVIL ONES.” “UNITED WE STAND.” “DIVIDED THEY FALL.” “GOD IS WITH US.” “LOOK WHAT IS HAPPENING IN COMMUNIST CHINA.” “WE CAN BRING THE COMMUNIST GOVERNMENT TO THEIR KNEES.” “THEN WE WILL LET THE WONDERFUL” CHINESE PEOPLE FINISH OFF THAT EVIL GOVERNMENT.” “REMEMBER ,”BULLIES ONLY PICK ON THOSE WHO WILL NOT FIGHT BACK.” “WE ARE AMERICANS”, “WE WILL FIGHT BACK.” “WE ARE A MIGHTY POWER TO BE RECKONED WITH.” “I KNOW A LOT OF PEOPLE WHO STEPPED OFF ALL MEDS.” “THEY ARE FEELING BETTER THAN EVER.” “WE CAN TAKE BACK OUR FREEDOM”, “TAKE BACK OUR HEALTH”, AND “TAKE BACK OUR FREE , PROUD, ,”HAPPY ,”HEALTHY,”VERY, VERY SOCIAL, “AMERICA”. “WE ARE ,”GOOD”, “THEY ARE EVIL.”

  3. I like the underlying premise here but listen to what he is saying…
    Buy the same or better product (drug) from a favored nation that produces the same product American manufactures make here…
    So he is saying buy the better electronics from China, Japan, Vietnam… They cost less.
    How about cars??? Buy from Germany, Japan, South Korea??? They are good.
    SO DON’T BUY AMERICAN MADE IF YOU CAN BUY FROM ANOTHER NATION IF THE PRODUCT IS THE SAME OR BETTER!!!
    GET IT STRAIGHT FOOL!!!
    IF YOU WANT AMERICAN MADE YOU ARE GOING TO PAY MORE… SIMPLE FACT!!!

  4. I only saw a part of this speech. Thank you for the whole speech. It helped clirfy what President Trump was talking about.