AMA Draws Fire After Backing Trump's Hard-Line HHS Chief

Law360, New York (November 30, 2016, 8:41 PM EST) -- The American Medical Association is getting heat over its decision to “strongly support” a staunch conservative tapped to lead the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, with critics calling the endorsement anathema to the AMA’s mission.

The attacks spread across social media on Tuesday and Wednesday after the AMA quickly endorsed President-elect Donald J. Trump’s pick of Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., as HHS secretary.

“We strongly support @RepTomPrice's nomination for next @HHSgov Secretary, and urge the #Senate to promptly confirm,” the association wrote on Twitter....
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