Trump picks congressman Price for health secretary

Politics 11/29/2016, 3:34 AM
Trump picks congressman Price for health secretary

U.S. president-elect Donald Trump chose Tom Price (pictured), a Republican congressman from Georgia, for the position of secretary of health and human services, the New York Times reported on Tuesday, citing a transition team official.

The official announcement is expected later today, according to the paper.

Price, a six-term lawmaker and an orthopedic surgeon, is a critic of Obamacare. He has been proposing an alternative to the Affordable Care Act to every Congress since 2009.

 

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