So much for draining the swamp—Trump appoints Lilly (thimerosal inventor) executive to head US govt. health agency that regulates the CDC.
Trump nominates former drug company executive Alex Azar as next Health and Human Services secretary
- President Donald Trump said he will nominate Obamacare critic Alex Azar as his secretary of Health and Human Services.
- Azar is a former chief of Eli Lilly’s U.S. division, and a former general counsel of HHS.
- Trump’s first HHS secretary, Tom Price, quit in September after disclosures he had taken multiple pricey private jet flights in his short tenure – probably a setup.