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CQ: HHS Nominee Shares Views On Key Issues Ahead Of Vote

CQ: HHS Nominee Shares Views On Key Issues Ahead Of Vote

Alexander Azar, the Trump administration’s nominee to lead the Department of Health and Human Services, has told lawmakers his top priority would be addressing high prescription drug costs. But Azar, a former pharmaceutical company executive, is not offering any ideas beyond what the administration has already proposed, according to his answers to follow-up questions asked by senators after his confirmation hearings. With the Senate poised to take up Azar’s nomination this week, several Democrats from the Finance and the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions committees on Tuesday shared Azar’s replies to their questions. (Siddons and Clason, 1/23)

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