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Donald Trump meets with Indiana State Health Commissioner

Posted: 7:04 AM, Nov 22, 2016
Updated: 2016-11-22 14:35:20-05
Donald Trump meets with Indiana State Health Commissioner

INDIANAPOLIS -- President-elect Donald Trump met with Indiana State Health Commissioner Dr. Jerome Adams Monday evening.

According to a release, they talked about improving doctor-patient relationships, challenges with Obamacare, and ideas for improved health care policies.

Trump said he met with, "potential leaders being considered for positions inside the Trump-Pence Administration," and that Adams is being considered.

Dr. Adams told RTV6, "The opportunity to share Hoosier Health successes and challenges with the President-elect was a tremendous honor, but I I otherwise have no further comment at this time. My focus is on ensuring we finish Governor Pence's tenure strong, and get Governor-elect Holcomb's administration off on the right foot."

Adams also tweeted about his meeting with Trump:

Adams has been the state's health commissioner since October 2014. He was appointed to the position by Gov. Mike Pence.

Adams also had a busy Monday, also helping the passenger of a car crash until the fire department arrived on scene.

Before Trump met with Adams, he also met with Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) about the Middle East, Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin on Native American affairs, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry about homeland security, border control and illegal immigration. 

 

None of the people he met with have officially been announced for positions within Trump's administration.

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