Alex Azar unveiled as Trump’s pick for health secretary

US President Donald Trump has nominated a former pharmaceutical government to function his subsequent well being secretary.

Alex Azar was deputy well being secretary below George W Bush and a top executive of pharmaceutical firm Lilly USA unless January this 12 months.

“He’ll be a celeb for higher healthcare and lower drug costs,” Mr Trump said in a put up on Twitter.

Mr Azar would substitute Tom Value, who resigned in September after it emerged he spent as much as $1m on personal trip.

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