Rep. Jeff Duncan Congratulates New HHS Secretary Tom Price

Feb 10, 2017 Issues: Health

Laurens, S.C. – In response to the confirmation of Dr. Tom Price to be the Secretary of Health and Human Services, Congressman Jeff Duncan issued the following statement:

“Congratulations to my friend Tom Price on his confirmation as HHS Secretary. I know Tom is going to do great work in that role, and he’s uniquely suited to do that job.

“I know Secretary Price’s first and most important task will be the administrative repeal of Obamacare. The original bill included 1,400 mentions of ‘The Secretary may…;’ I am pleased that this Secretary cares about restoring the liberty of the American people and will undo those bad regulations harming the American economy.

“I look forward to working with Secretary Price to achieve the full repeal of Obamacare, instead bringing free market reforms to the health care industry that will lower costs and increase affordability and accessibility.”

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