US health secretary resigns over private jet travel scandal

U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price resigned on Friday (September 29) after it was revealed he had spent hundreds of thousands of tax payers’ dollars on private flights.

“Secretary of Health and Human Services Thomas Price offered his resignation earlier today and the president accepted,” the White House said in a statement.

The abrupt departure was announced shortly after President Donald Trump told reporters he was disappointed in Price’s use of expensive plane travel and did …

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