Obama Official: Trump HHS Pick is a ‘Qualified Candidate’

By NTK Staff | 11.13.2017 @12:58pm

Andy Slavitt, a former high ranking Obama administration official, praised the president's nominee, even though he disagreed with him.

Andy Slavitt, the former Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services under President Obama, praised President Trump’s nominee to lead the Department of Health and Human Services in an apperance on MSNBC on Monday.

Slavitt told MSNBC’s Stephanie Ruhle and Ali Velshi that Alex Azar, Trump’s pick, was “qualified” to lead the department.

“I have no illusion that President Trump’s going to appoint somebody who’s going to agree with me and the things that I believe in,” he said.

“Having said that, I want someone qualified, I want someone who will take this seriously, I want someone who will look out for vulnerable low income people,” Slavitt added. “[Azar’s] a qualified candidate.”

Ruhle and Velshi added that Azar had taken a cab to work that morning.

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Anita Hill Slams Joe Biden
By NTK Staff | 11.22.2017 @2:30pm

Anita Hill Slams Joe Biden

The sexual harassment accuser criticized the former senator and vice president for his role in her Senate Judiciary Committee.

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