Georgia congressman being eyed for top Trump health post: Politico

November 15, 2016 3:07 PM EST

Chairman of the House Budget Committee Tom Price (R-GA) announces the House Budget during a press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington on March 17, 2015. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts


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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican Representative Tom Price of Georgia is under consideration to be secretary of health and human services during a Trump administration, Politico reported on Tuesday, citing unnamed sources.

Price, the chairman of the House Budget Committee, had endorsed Donald Trump's candidacy in May. The congressman has been a leading voice among Republicans pushing to repeal President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law.

(Reporting by Timothy Ahmann; Editing by Eric Walsh)



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