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“You’re Fired!”


by Paige Winfield Cunningham

For a while after President Trump was elected, I thought I should watch a few episodes of “The Apprentice” if only to hear him utter the infamous phrase, “You’re fired.” Turns out I didn’t need to.

Tom Price — who led the Department of Health and Human Services for a mere eight months — is packing up his desk at the Humphrey building, announcing Friday that he’s resigning from the sprawling federal agency that oversees not only the government’s big Medicare and Medicaid health insurance programs, but also the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Food and Drug Administration and the National Institutes of Health.

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