The president-elect told the media he wanted the government to be able to negotiate with pharma companies. But would that even make medicine cheaper?
"Try to be a CEO yourself. See how it goes," he said.
"It's always been affordable," he told Bloomberg on Wednesday.
The pharmaceutical executive admits he's bowing to public pressure after Hillary Clinton hinted at new regulations for the drug industry.
Former hedge funder Martin Shkreli made headlines for jacking up the price of a medication dramatically. How can we stop price-gouging from happening?