Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price Resigns

Friday, health and human services secretary Tom Price submitted his letter of resignation.

His resignation comes amid growing backlash as Price accrued a bill of at least $400,000 and upwards into $1 million of taxpayers dollars in travel expenses since joining the cabinet in January.

Price offered to reimburse taxpayers for the price of his seat, but that only came to about $51,887 which the president called “unacceptable”

Following Prices resignation, All cabinet travel requests must now be cleared by the White House.

Don J. Wright, a deputy assistant secretary, is the acting secretary.

New York Times

The Atlantic

Washington Post

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