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The full White House statement: Secretary of Health and Human Services Thomas Price offered his resignation earlier today and the President accepted. The President intends to designate Don J. Wright of Virginia to serve as Acting Secretary, effective at 11:59 p.m. on September 29, 2017. Mr. Wright currently serves as …

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Trump seeks new health chief after Price resignation | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is seeking a new health secretary to take the place of Tom Price, ousted after an outcry over flying on costly private charters for official travel. The Health and Human Services chief oversees a $1 trillion department, with 80,000 employees and jurisdiction over major …

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Paying the Price: US health chief steps down | USA News

In another high-profile White House departure, US health secretary Tom Price has resigned amid an investigation into his costly travel on charter flights at taxpayer expense.   President Donald Trump on Friday called Price a “very fine person,” but added, “I certainly don’t like the optics” around his travels. Price’s repayment …

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Trump’s health secretary resigns in travel flap

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Donald Trump’s cabinet health secretary Tom Price resigns

Washington: Embattled US Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price has resigned amid an uproar over his use of private and military jets at taxpayer expense while heading one of the US’s largest government agencies. Price, 62, quit after it was revealed by Politico that he took more than two dozen …

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