White House Discussing Plans To Replace HHS Sec. Alex Azar: Reports
The White House is reportedly discussing plans to replace U.S. Health and Human Service Secretary Alex Azar as the Trump administration faces criticism for its delayed response to the coronavirus outbreak, which has killed over 50,000 people in the U.S. so far.
Talks to potentially remove Azar from his post are happening after weeks of growing tension between the HHS secretary and other administration officials.
Just this week, President Trump’s former 2016 campaign adviser Michael Caputo was installed as a top spokesperson for HHS ― a move reportedly made to give Trump more control over Azar, Politico reported earlier this month.
Meanwhile, President Trump has spent most of the White House’s coronavirus task force updates defending his handling of the pandemic and the Strategic …continued .
[Source: Huffington Post]