Rate Out As Hhs Secretary After Private Plane Scandal

(CNN) President Donald Trump accepted the resignation of Tom Price, the embattled health and human services secretary, Friday in the midst of a scandal over his use of private planes.
Over the course of the week, Trump fumed to aides about Price’s flights, which he deemed “stupid,” according to multiple sources.
Price and his aides have insisted that the trips he took by private charter jet had been approved through the usual legal and ethics offices at HHS.
The scandal infuriated Trump, who viewed the controversy as a needless distraction from his agenda.
Price is the latest casualty in an administration that’s seen a high rate of dramatic departures over its first eight months.

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