CHARLESTON, W.Va. — As a pharmaceutical company run by US Sen. Joe Manchin’s daughter faces scrutiny for hiking prices on life-saving allergy injection pens, Manchin is remaining mum.
times that in May.
Manchin spokesman Jonathan Kott said Wednesday the senator had no comment.
Several senators are demanding more informationand requesting congressional hearings and investigations.
Sens. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota and Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut want the Federal Trade Commission to investigate Mylan for possible antitrust violations.
Hillary Clinton, whom Manchin has endorsed for president, called the increase “outrageous.”
A Mylan statement Monday cited health insurance changes with higher deductible costs for many.
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