LATEST SENATOR MANCHIN
U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today issued a statement on his opposition to the Department of Health and Human Services nominee, Rep. Tom Price.
“Although I have always believed that an executive should be able to put their team together, I cannot in good conscience vote for Rep. Tom Price to head the Department of Health and Human Services. As a Member of Congress, Rep. Price has led the Republican effort to privatize Medicare and turn it into a voucher program which would increase costs for seniors, harming most the oldest, sickest and most vulnerable seniors in our country. West Virginia seniors have paid into the Medicare system, and the rug should not be pulled out from under them..."
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