President Trump Trump, who has often bucked the traditional free market orthodoxy that the GOP has promoted, said as a candidate that he would use the power of the government to reduce drug costs. (Photo: Bloomberg)

Conservatives are worried about President Trump’s proposals to reduce the cost of prescription drugs.

The Trump administration is supporting a bill that would limit price increases for drugs in the Medicare Part D program, forcing drug-makers to reimburse the government if their price rises faster than inflation. However, the bill has drawn pushback from Republicans and conservative advocacy groups, who fear the president is adopting liberal ideas.

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