Tag archive

tom price

News/Politics

Mulvaney Slams Wasteful Travel Spending: “Every Penny We Spend Comes From The Taxpayer!”

The Director of the Office of Management and Budget, Mick Mulvaney, has released a memorandum directed at the heads of executive departments and agencies in the federal government, calling on them to use commercial air transport where possible. Mulvaney’s memorandum comes in the wake of the resignation of Health & Human Services Sec. Tom Price after it emerged that he had spent roughly $1 million on private planes. Similar allegations of misuse of travel expenses have also been made against other members of the Trump Cabinet, including Treasury Sec. Steven Mnuchin and Interior Sec. Ryan Zinke. “Government-owned, rented, leased, or chartered… Keep Reading

News/Politics

REPORT: President Trump Considering Firing HHS Secretary Tom Price

The Department of Health and Human Services has faced a whirlwind of bad press in recent weeks after news surfaced that Secretary Tom Price has been spending lavishly on private jets using tax payer dollars. When news broke, the figures spread like a wildfire through the media and resulted in bipartisan outrage. Secretary Price, who has long portrayed himself as a fiscal conservative, was caught in a situation that most believed to be completely indefensible. The criticisms came with two points. Not only was the spending excessive, but it was also unnecessary. Various media reports showed available commercial flights that… Keep Reading

Politics

Trump’s HHS Pick: Obamacare Critic Tom Price

On Tuesday morning, Tea Party conservative Rep. Tom Price (R-GA) was officially chosen as Secretary of Health and Human Services for the administration of President-elect Donald J. Trump. Trump announced, “Chairman Price, a renowned physician, has earned a reputation for being a tireless problem solver and the go-to expert on healthcare policy, making him the ideal choice to serve in this capacity.” This pick reflects Trump’s plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, as Price has been a vocal critic of the Affordable Care Act and the Obama administration generally. On Obamacare, Price said, “While President Obama and Democrats have the… Keep Reading

Go to Top

Thanks for visiting our site! Stay in touch with us by subscribing to our newsletter. You will receive all of our latest updates, articles, endorsements, interviews, and videos direct to your inbox. 

Send this to a friend