Trump Chooses Alex Azar for Health and Human Services Secretary

President Trump nominated a pharmaceutical executive to be the next secretary of the Health and Human Services Department.

WASHINGTON — President Trump nominated a pharmaceutical executive to be the next secretary of the Health and Human Services Department.The nominee, Alex M. Azar II, served as a deputy at the department under former President George W. Bush. Until January, he was the head of the pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly’s United States division.Mr. Trump made his announcement in a Twitter post while traveling in Asia. Mr. Trump said Mr. Azar would be “a star and lower drug prices!” Mr. Trump’s first He...