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Trump announces ex-Big Pharma exec Alex Azar as Tom Price's replacement at Health and Human Services

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(ABC News) - President Donald Trump announced Monday he's nominating Alex Azar to be Department of Health and Human Services secretary, replacing Tom Price.

Azar is a former pharmaceutical executive for Eli Lilly and Co., and worked as a deputy secretary at HHS under President George W. Bush.

Price resigned Sep. 29 amid investigations into his use of charter jets at the expense of taxpayers.

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