DOJ Weighs ā€˜Major Litigationā€™ Against Opioid Makers

President Trump spoke Monday of using federal prosecutors to pursue ā€œmajor litigationā€ against drug manufacturers alleged to have played a role in creating a nationwide epidemic of opioid abuse.

Speaking in New Hampshire at the White Houseā€™s rollout of a national opioids strategy, the president expanded upon a Department of Justice release last month in which Attorney General Jeff Sessions pledged to ā€œhold accountable those whose illegality has cost us billions of taxpayer dollars.ā€

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