Stories

Caitlin Owens Jan 18, 2017
SaveSave story

Here's what Tom Price told the Senate health committee

Carolyn Kaster/AP

President-elect Trump's nominee for Health and Human Services secretary testified for nearly four hours before the Senate HELP Committee on Wednesday. In that time, he suggested that the Trump administration wants to cover more people than Obamacare, hinted he might drop his opposition to Medicare negotiating drug prices, and tangled with Democrats over whether he was actually in charge of his stock purchases.

While the committee won't vote on his nomination, Price's testimony reveals more about what he'll do if confirmed — and how that might clash with Trump's public comments.

Read on for some of Price's notable answers: