Tom Price, President Donald Trump’s secretary of Health andHuman Services, has resigned after taking private and military jetsat taxpayer expense while heading one of the U.S.’s largestgovernment agencies, Bloomberg News' Anna Edney reports.

Trump intends todesignate Don J. Wright of Virginia to serve as acting secretary,effective at 11:59 p.m. on Friday.

Price, 62, quit after it was revealed by Politico that he tookmore than two dozen private flights at taxpayer expense as well astrips to Europe, Africa and Asia on military aircraft. The HHSdepartment’s Office of Inspector General launched an investigation,as did Congress. Price is the first cabinet secretary to leave theadministration, though Trump’s volatile White House has alreadyseen the departure of several top staffers.

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