WASHINGTON, Nov. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council today commended President-elect Donald Trump's choice of U.S. Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.) to lead the Department of Health and Human Services.
Family Research Council President Tony Perkins released the following statement: "I offer my congratulations to U.S. Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.) on his selection as HHS Secretary. We have worked closely with him throughout his 11 years in Congress and have found him to be a committed conservative who has led the way in the effort to repeal and replace Obamacare. He has been a strong advocate for legislation that would ensure Americans are not forced to subsidize elective abortion, and has worked to halt overbearing HHS mandates. "I applaud President-Elect Trump for selecting a HHS secretary who is well-suited to implement an alternative to Obamacare and reverse the damage done by President Obama's worst policy failure. As a doctor who worked in private practice for two decades, Dr. Price will pursue a health care system that is market-focused and patient-driven," concluded Perkins. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150422/200566LOGO To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/family-research-council-congratulates-us-rep-tom-price-on-his-selection-as-hhs-secretary-300369956.html SOURCE Family Research Council