Trump announces Alex Azar as Tom Price's replacement at the Department of Health and Human Services
President Donald Trump has announced he's nominating Alex Azar to replace Tom Price as the Department of Health and Human Services secretary.
Happy to announce, I am nominating Alex Azar to be the next HHS Secretary. He will be a star for better healthcare and lower drug prices!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 13, 2017
ABC News reports that Azar is a former pharmaceutical executive for Eli Lilly and Co., and worked as a deputy secretary at HHS under President George W. Bush.
Price resigned Sep. 29 amid investigations into his use of charter jets at the expense of taxpayers.