Jet-Setting HHS Secretary Tom Price Resigns
The bill came due. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price resigned Friday amid scrutiny of his practice of chartering private jets at government expense. “I’m not happy, OK?” President Trump said before the announcement, answering reporters’ questions about Price’s expenses — and subsequent offer to pay back $51,887 of travel bills reportedly topping $1 million. His downfall, also blamed on a failure to replace Obamacare, triggered statements from other cabinet members distancing their travel practices from Price’s, but the president’s much-ridiculed vow to “drain the swamp” of Washington entitlement suggests more heads may roll.