Politics Dec 09

Seema Verma, Administrator of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, speaks at the 2019 Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, U.S., April 29, 2019. Photo by REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
HHS defends Trump appointee over lost jewelry claim

The government on Monday defended a top Trump administration health official who sought a reimbursement from taxpayers of $47,000, reportedly including a $5,900 Ivanka Trump-brand pendant, for items stolen during a work-related trip.