Tom Price Threw Out the First Pitch at a Nationals Game - Then Came the Boos
Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price had an embarrassing moment at a Washington Nationals game when a crowd erupted in boos as he threw the ceremonial first pitch.
.@SecPriceMD just threw out the first pitch at the Nats game. Mostly boos, a smattering of cheers from the light pr… https://t.co/C2GywgMF5S— Jordan Fabian (@Jordan Fabian)1502319172.0
Americans know Price as the vocal Trump administration cabinet member who campaigned to take health care away from millions. He lost that battle spectacularly as the so-called "skinny" repeal bill championed by Senate Republicans was defeated when three Republicans joined their Democratic colleagues to vote it down.
This week, Price earned a fresh round of criticism for announcing that the president will be defying the recommendation of his own bipartisan commission by refusing to declare the opioid epidemic a national emergency.