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Trump names noted pro-life leader to HHS post

April 28, 2017

Charmaine Yoest, the former president of Americans United for Life, has been named by President Trump to be assistant secretary for public affairs at the Department of Health and Human Services.

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Yoest will take a position that was held during the Obama administration by Kevin Griffis, who is now vice president for communications at Planned Parenthood.


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  • Posted by: jimr451 - May. 01, 2017 8:02 AM ET USA

    For all the criticism of Trump (some well deserved), it's great to see appointments like this (also to the SCOTUS). The reversal couldn't be much more stark - replacing someone in the PP camp with someone truly Pro-life.

  • Posted by: Louise01 - Apr. 28, 2017 8:09 PM ET USA

    TERRIFIC appointment