Listen: For a TV anchor who covered the opioid crisis for years, the story becomes personal
"Donald Trump's America in an effort to combat the opioid crisis in America. President Trump announced a record ninety one million dollars in grants to support seven hundred thirty drug free community programs in all fifty states. My administration supports ongoing bipartisan efforts to pass legislation to combat the opioid crisis. We're dedicated to ending this crisis. The president also touted some of the efforts by his administration to combat opioid abuse since taking office in one year, we reduced high dose opioid prescriptions by sixteen percent, we increased funding by six billion dollars to combat the opioid crisis. That's a record at a recent cabinet meeting. President Trump called on his attorney general Jeff Sessions to sue opioid makers in an effort to combat the highly addictive painkillers linked to tens of thousands of deaths all across the country"