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UPDATE: Republicans push Price's confirmation through committee

February 1, 2017HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - The 14 Republican members of the Senate Finance Committee have voted to confirm Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., as secretary for the Department of Health and Human Services, according to news reports.Price's confirmation now goes to the Senate floor for a full vote, likely next week.Democrats on the committee tried to block the confirmation for a second day by boycotting the vote, but Republicans changed the rules that required Democrats to be present for a quorum, Reuters reported.Democrats...

Confirmation, Rep. Tom Price, secretary of HHS


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