Trump selects former pharma executive Alex Azar to lead…
Updated Nov 13, 2017 10:16 AM EST
President Trump has selected formeras his newest pick to lead the department of Health and Human Services.
Mr. Trump tweeted while overseas of his intentions to tap Azar, writing that Azar “will be a star for better healthcare and lower drug prices!”
This wouldn’t be Azar’s first stint with the Department, previously serving as general counsel and later as deputy secretary of HHS under President George W. Bush’s administration.
Following his time at HHS, he rose to role of President of Eli Lilly USA, a global pharmaceutical company.
He comes on board after Tom Price who resigned amid of flurry of probes into his government travel., filling the vacant spot left by former secretary
This is a developing story.
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