Democrats are poised to question Trump's Health and Human Services nominee on the Affordable Care Act, as well as his plans for Medicare, during a hearing Wednesday.
Schumer singled out Price on the Senate floor recently, calling him the “most glaring example” of a Trump nominee who is to the right of the president-elect's campaign rhetoric regarding cuts to Medicare and Medicaid.
Price will be at the center of the fight over when to repeal ObamaCare and how to replace it. Trump has said his administration will submit a replacement plan to coincide with Price’s confirmation.
Price could also face questions from Republicans on the committee, including moderate Sen. Susan CollinsSusan Margaret Collins'All or nothing' won't bolster American democracy: Reform the filibuster and Electoral Count Act Voting rights, Trump's Big Lie, and Republicans' problem with minorities More than 30 million families to lose child tax credit checks starting this weekend MORE (Maine), about the replacement plan. Collins has called for a “detailed framework” for a replacement before repeal.