Trump HHS Secretary Alex Azar Resurfaces at Aspen Institute

June 7, 2021, 4:32 PM

Former Trump administration Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, who has said little publicly since leaving the position, has joined the Aspen Institute’s Health Strategy Group to develop health policy solutions for challenges facing the U.S.

The group is made up of 20 leaders in health care, including former HHS secretaries from both Democratic and Republican administrations: Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Kathleen Sebelius, Michael Leavitt, Tommy Thompson, Donna Shalala, Louis Sullivan, and David Mathews.

Azar struggled with the U.S. response to the Covid-19 pandemic, attempting to get the rest of the Trump administration to take the virus ...

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