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Senate Panel Advances Price HHS Nomination, Without Any Democrats Present

Congressman Tom Price, MD and DPC Journal/Concierge Medicine Today Publisher Catherine Sykes at the Atlanta Concierge Medicine Assembly, August 2016.
Dr. Tom Price at the CMT Assembly (Atlanta, GA) speaking with Concierge Medicine Physicians. Source: Concierge Medicine Today; The DPC Journal

Dr. Tom Price at the CMT Assembly (Atlanta, GA) speaking with Concierge Medicine Physicians. Source: Concierge Medicine Today; The DPC Journal

Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Senate Panel Forces Through Tom Price Nomination In Face Of Dem Blockade

The Republican leaders of a key Senate committee convened an eleventh-hour meeting Wednesday morning to force through the Cabinet nomination of Georgia U.S. Rep. Tom Price, defying a Democratic blockade. Every GOP member of the Senate Finance Committee voted to suspend the panel’s rules to circumvent a requirement that at least one Democrat be in attendance to vote on an executive branch nominee. The committee then voted 14-0 to advance Price’s health and human services nomination to the Senate floor. (Hallerman, 2/1)

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