pharmaceutical industry

Fact Check: Yes, Kamala Harris Is Being Funded by Big Pharma and Big Tech

During the CNN and New York Times Democrat debate on Tuesday night, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) suggested that politicians cannot pretend to take on Big Tech and big pharmaceutical corporations after taking their donations — something Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) has continued to do throughout her run for president.

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks during a Democratic presidential primary debate hosted by CNN/New York Times at Otterbein University, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, in Westerville, Ohio. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Sanders: The Pharma Industry Owns ‘The Political Parties’

On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) stated of the pharmaceutical industry “They own the political parties.” Sanders stated, “[W]hat we have now, the pharmaceutical industry has 1400 lobbyists in Washington, DC. They have spent $1 billion — or

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks in Durham, N.H., Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016.