Trump has chosen Representative Price for health secretary: New York Times

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WASHINGTON, Nov 28 (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has chosen Republican U.S. Representative Tom Price of Georgia to be secretary of health and human services, the New York Times reported on Monday, citing a transition team official.

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Rep. Tom Price gets into an elevator at Trump Tower, November 16, 2016 in New York City. President-elect Donald Trump and his transition team are in the process of filling cabinet positions for the new administration.

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Former House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, participates in a ceremonial House swearing-in ceremony for Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011.

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Chairman of the House Budget Committee Tom Price (R-GA) announces the House Budget during a press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington on March 17, 2015.

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Rep. Tom Price arrives at Trump Tower, November 16, 2016 in New York City. President-elect Donald Trump and his transition team are in the process of filling cabinet positions for the new administration.

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U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) hands the pen to Representative Tom Price (R-GA) after signing a bill repealing Obamacare at the U.S. Capitol in Washington January 7, 2016. The U.S. Congress on Wednesday approved legislation dismantling President Barack Obama's signature health care plan, putting on his desk an election-year measure that faces a certain veto.

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President Bush is introduced by Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga. prior to speaking at a Republican lawmakers luncheon at The Greenbrier, Friday, Jan. 25, 2008, in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia.

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Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., and Rep. Lynn Westmoreland, R-Ga., leave the office of House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, before a vote on a measure to let insurers keep offering health coverage that falls short of the law's standards. A day earlier, the president changed course in the face of a public uproar over the flawed debut of the Affordable Care Act and said he would take administrative action which doesn't need congressional approval to let companies continue selling such plans for at least another year.

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Rep. Daniel Webster, D-Fla., left, and Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., walk together to a House Republican Conference meeting to hear a presentation on the budget agreement worked out by House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., and other negotiators, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013.

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House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., joined at right by Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., heads to a meeting of House Republicans on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015. Ryan, the party's last vice presidential nominee, said this week that he will not seek the presidency in 2016 and will work to shape GOP policy as head of the powerful Ways and Means panel.

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Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga. addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington, Friday, Feb. 11, 2011.

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Rep. Phil Gingrey, R-Ga., left, Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., center, and Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., listen as Vice President Dick Cheney speaks about the President's plan to reform Social Security during a town hall style appearance at Campbell High School in Smyrna, Ga., Monday, May 2, 2005. Some 600 people attended the event including 180 students that were invited from area schools.

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