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HHS Secretary Tom Price says Trump's tweets are fine because 'he can do more than one thing at a time'

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Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price really did not want to talk about President Trump's tweeting habits when he appeared on NBC's Meet the Press Sunday.

Price repeatedly deflected host Chuck Todd's inquiries about Trump's attacks on the media on Twitter, insisting his own focus is on "the job that [Trump has] given me, and that is to make certain that we fulfill the mission of the Department of Health and Human Services, which is to improve the health, safety, and well-being of the American people."

Todd was not to be deterred. As Price reiterated his own commitment to health-care issues, he went in for the kill: "Why isn't the president as devoted to this as you are?"

"I think that he is," Price answered. "The fact of the matter is that he can do more than one thing at a time." Watch Price's valiant effort to stay on message below. Bonnie Kristian