Gardner Votes to Confirm Alex Azar to Lead HHS

Washington D.C. —Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) today released the below statement following the confirmation of Alex Azar as Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services:


“I voted to confirm Alex Azar because he is a qualified candidate that will bring extensive experience to the Department of Health and Human Services. I look forward to working with him on many issues, including bringing more affordable health insurance to Coloradans and fighting the opioid epidemic that is having a devastating effect on too many of our communities.”




Cory Gardner is a member of the U.S. Senate serving Colorado. He sits on the Energy & Natural Resources Committee, the Foreign Relations Committee, the Commerce, Science, & Transportation Committee, and the Budget Committee, and is the Chairman of the Subcommittee on East Asia, the Pacific, and International Cybersecurity Policy and Subcommittee on Energy


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