By Michelle Hackman
April 18, 2017
The Trump administration is struggling to fill a top mental-health post, a
job created last year to coordinate the efforts of far-flung federal
The assistant secretary position in the Department of Health and Human
Services was first offered to a Florida judge, but the offer was withdrawn
due to his lack of a medical background, according to people familiar with
the matter. A second candidate had broad support but pulled out.