What Trump’s pick to run Medicaid did for the white working class in Indiana

As a candidate, Donald Trump offered scant information on what he would do for the white working class, the demographic group that many analysts have said gave him his victory. That is changing now that Trump is naming people to his cabinet.

On Tuesday, Trump nominated Seema Verma, a former adviser to Vice President-elect Mike Pence, to oversee the the agency that administers Medicare and Medicaid. Verma and Pence, who is the governor of Indiana, worked with the Obama administration to expand Medicaid to more of the state’s poor and working-class residents, who are overwhelmingly white.

– Washington Post

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