November 13, 2017 15:27 GMT by abcnews.com

Trump announces nominee to run Health and Human Services after Tom Price resigned

Trump announces nominee to run Health and Human Services after Tom Price resigned

President Donald Trump today announced he's nominating Alex Azar to be Department of Health and Human Services secretary, replacing Tom Price.

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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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