The swamp also rises: Drug lobbyist to oversee federal health agency

Ernest Dumas provides some useful background this week on Donald Trump's appointment of a major drug lobbyist as secretary of Health and Human Services. Dumas does not expect, given the record, better deals out of drug companies for Medicare and Medicaid.There's also a local angle: Drug lobbyist Alex Azar II was an early hire to Kenneth Starr's Whitewater prosecution team, which came up with exactly nothing to show for its years-long witch hunt over Bill Clinton's participation in a...

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