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CNN's Jake Tapper Reminds Bernie Sanders He Accused Pharmaceutical Executives of Murder

CNN's Jake Tapper Reminds Bernie Sanders He Accused Pharmaceutical Executives of MurderDemocratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders accused pharmaceutical executives of murder but declined to defend the comments when pressed by CNN’s Jake Tapper.Tapper played a clip of Sanders comparing Pharma executives to murderers at a rally one week ago before asking the senator to defend his position on Sunday’s “State of the Union” show on CNN.“Pharmaceutical executives see themselves as people who help save lives and improve lives, do you really see them as murderers?” inquired Tapper. “This is a philosophical issue we have to deal with,” replied Sanders, before launching into an extended discussion of the insulin market without ever defending his original characterization.“You can call them whatever you want,” Sanders demurred. “I will tell you that as president of the United States we are gonna take on the pharmaceutical industry … what they’re doing involves corruption in my view,” he continued.Sanders also promised that as president he would use anti-trust laws to break up what he believes is a medication monopoly, and appoint an attorney general specifically to prosecute drug manufacturers.



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Loesch: CNN's gun control townhall was an embarrassing display of bias

Loesch: CNN's gun control townhall was an embarrassing display of biasCNN townhall on gun control wins award; radio host Dana Loesch on the hostility she faced during the townhall.



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CNN's Jim Acosta takes heat after showing border fence just might be working

CNN's Jim Acosta takes heat after showing border fence just might be workingCNN's Jim Acosta was mocked across social media for posting a video that was meant to downplay President Trump's claims of a border crisis, but ended up supporting his argument that border barriers improve security. Acosta is in Texas awaiting Trump's border visit. While Acosta often clashes with the president and his aides, pundits suggested he did the president a favor this time.



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