Sen. Angus King of Maine says he will vote against President Trump’s picks to lead the departments of Treasury and Health and Human Services.

Georgia Rep. Tom Price, nominee for health and human services secretary, supports eliminating the Affordable Care Act and privatizing Medicare, two positions that King opposes. And King doesn’t think Steven Mnuchin, nominee for treasury secretary, will champion the interests of “hard-working Mainers.”

King, an independent who caucuses with Democrats, and Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine voted against Trump’s nominee for education secretary, Betsy DeVos, who was confirmed Tuesday.

King also opposes Trump’s pick for the Environmental Protection Agency, and on Wednesday he voted against Jeff Sessions, who was confirmed as attorney general.

King voted for six of Trump’s picks, including James Mattis as Defense secretary, John Kelly as Homeland Security secretary and Rex Tillerson as secretary of state.


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