- Edward Davies
- 1New York
Barack Obama has pledged to reduce the cost of Medicare, invest in medical research, and review the laws on gun control in his state of the union speech on 12 February.
In a speech that began by discussing the country’s national debt, he acknowledged that “the biggest driver of our long term debt is the rising cost of healthcare for an aging population, and those of us who care deeply about programs like Medicare must embrace the need for modest reforms.”
He added, “On Medicare I’m prepared to enact reforms that will achieve the …