Wicker Announces Support for Trump’s HHS Secretary Pick

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., today issued the following statement regarding President-elect Donald Trump’s decision to nominate Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., to be the next Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS):

“President-elect Trump could not have made a better choice for HHS Secretary. He is a distinguished public servant and uniquely qualified to lead the department. As an orthopedic surgeon, he has an intimate understanding of our nation’s health-care system. I enthusiastically support his nomination. I look forward to working with him to repeal Obamacare and replacing it with market-driven policies to lower costs and increase access to quality care.”