Trump picks congressman Price for health secretary

11/29, 3:34 AM (Source: TeleTrader.com)

U.S. president-elect Donald Trump chose Representative 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.

Dr. Price, a six-term congressman 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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