Tags: "flights"

12 Oct
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Congressman seeks probe of chartered flights by U.S. energy secretary

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A Democratic U.S. congressman is asking the Energy Department’s watchdog to investigate Energy Secretary Rick Perry’s travel on chartered aircraft, the congressman said at a hearing on Capitol Hill on Thursday. U.S. Representative Frank Pallone said ...

29 Sep
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HHS Secretary Tom Price resigns amid criticism for taking charter flights at taxpayer expense

Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price resigned on Sept. 29, after he took private chartered flights at significant government expense. (Patrick Martin/The Washington Post) Tom Price, President Trump’s embattled health and human services secretary, resigned Friday amid sharp criticism ...

29 Sep
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HHS Secretary Tom Price resigns amid criticism for taking charter flights at taxpayer expense

Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price resigned on Sept. 29, after he took private chartered flights at significant government expense. (Patrick Martin/The Washington Post) Tom Price, President Trump’s embattled health and human services secretary, resigned Friday amid sharp criticism ...

29 Sep
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Price out as Trump health chief after outrage over private jet flights

Tom Price, secretary of the U.S. Health and Human Services Department, resigned Friday amid a furor over his taking more than two dozen costly private plane trips instead of less-expensive commercial flights. The White House in a statement said that ...

28 Sep
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Tom Price apologizes for private-charter flights, pledges to repay taxpayers nearly $52,000

Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price says he will repay the federal treasury for some of his recent travels. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg) This post has been updated. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price said Thursday that he would reimburse ...

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