Tom Price
 
 
 
 
Secretary of Health and Human Services
Tom Price

Thomas Edmunds "Tom" Price (born October 8, 1954) is an American physician and politician who is the U.S. Representative for Georgia's 6th congressional district, serving since 2005. A member of the Republican Party, Price's district serves the northern suburbs of Atlanta. He previously served as chairman of the Republican Study Committee and the Republican Policy Committee. Price currently serves as chairman of the House Budget Committee. On November 29, 2016, it was announced that Price would be nominated for Secretary of Health and Human Services by President-elect Donald Trump when he takes office.
Tom Price Facts
  • Tom Price opposes gun control. He praised the Supreme Court's decisions in District of Columbia v. Heller, which found that the absolute prohibition of handguns in the District of Columbia was unconstitutional, and McDonald v. Chicago, which stated that the Second Amendment applied to the states.
  • He was given an "A" grade by the National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund, a 92% approval rating overall from the National Rifle Association and an 83% approval rating from the Gun Owners of America, and a 0% approval rating from the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence.
  • Tom Price voted against a bill prohibiting job discrimination based on sexual orientation (Nov 2007). He voted in favor of constitutionally defining marriage as one-man-one-woman (Jul 2006). Representative Price voted against H.R. 2965, which would have ended Don't ask, don't tell. He receives a 0% rating by the Human Rights Campaign, a gay rights organization.
  • Tom Price does not support federal regulation of farming.
  • In 2008 Price signed a pledge sponsored by Americans for Prosperity promising to vote against any Global Warming legislation that would raise taxes.
  • Price voted for HR358 which would allow doctors and hospitals to “exercise their conscience” by letting pregnant women facing emergency medical conditions die if the women needed an abortion and the doctor and hospital did not want to help the woman.
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Well simply read the facts above to find out why Tom was unable to get a GOOD EGG AWARD.
Secretary of Health and Human Services

The United States Secretary of Health and Human Services is the head of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, concerned with health matters. The Secretary is a member of the President's Cabinet. The office was formerly Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare. In 1979, the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare was renamed the Department of Health and Human Services, and its education functions transferred to the new Department of Education. Nominations to the office of Secretary of HHS are referred to the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee and the Finance Committee, which has jurisdiction over Medicare and Medicaid, before confirmation is considered by the full United States Senate. Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act the role of the Secretary has been greatly expanded. The duties of the secretary revolve around human conditions and concerns in the United States. This includes advising the president on matters of health, welfare, and income security programs. It strives to administer the Department of Health and Human Services to carry out approved programs and make the public aware of the objectives of the department.
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