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US health secretary Tom Price quits

Price left the post after it emerged that he took private planes at taxpayers’ expense.

Image: Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP/Press Association Images

US HEALTH SECRETARY Tom Price has quit.

Health and Human Services Secretary Price left the post after it emerged that he took private planes at taxpayers’ expense.

Price came in for strong criticism following the revelations.

“Secretary of Health and Human Services Thomas Price offered his resignation earlier today and the President accepted,” White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement.

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