Statement from Budget Committee Chairman Diane Black on Confirmation of HHS Secretary Tom Price

Today, Interim House Budget Committee Chairman Diane Black released the following statement on the confirmation of Dr. Tom Price as Secretary of Health and Human Services:

“I applaud the Senate for voting to confirm Dr. Tom Price as Secretary of Health and Human Services. His experience as a physician and his commitment to patient-centered reform make him the best choice to lead the Department during this period.

Dr. Price did an excellent job as chairman of the House Budget Committee, where I was honored to serve alongside him, and I look forward to working together to repeal and replace Obamacare with health care reform that will reduce costs and expand choice for consumers.”