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Tom Price resigns amid travel controversy
Trump asked the secretary of health and human services to resign after it was revealed that he had repeatedly chartered private planes for government travel.
How 4 top Trump administration officials have drawn scrutiny for their travel
President Donald Trump expressed his dissatisfaction Wednesday with Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price as Price faces multiple investigations into his use of chartered aircraft for government travel. "I'm not happy about it, and I will let him know it," said Trump. Asked by reporters if
House Oversight Committee opens investigation into Trump administration travel
The House Oversight Committee has launched an investigation into federal agency travel, following a series of reports of Trump cabinet secretaries using government and private aircraft for official and personal travel. Chairman Trey Gowdy, R-South Carolina, and Elijah Cummings , D-Maryland, have
Mnuchin questions reported cost of flying on military jets
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin sought to defend his controversial use of military jets for domestic business travel today, and challenged ABC News' reporting that it costs $25,000 an hour to operate the aircraft by suggesting the network check those figures with the Pentagon . Pentagon documents
Mnuchin says use of costly gov't jet was necessary for 'secure communications'
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin defended his use of a costly government jet to make the short journey from New York City to Washington D.C. following an August meeting in Trump Tower. When asked about the travel by co-anchor Martha Raddatz on ABC News’ “This Week,” Mnuchin responded that it was
Treasury secretary under investigation for private plane use
Secretary Mnuchin is the latest Trump official to come under scrutiny for his use of taxpayer-funded private planes.
Mnuchin's travel: Investigators now probing another costly government flight
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin used a costly government jet to make the short journey from New York City to Washington D.C. following a meeting in Trump Tower last month, a flight that is now under review by department investigators, along with at least two other requests for government travel
Inspector general investigating HHS Secretary Tom Price's private jet travel
The inspector general's office at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services confirmed Friday it is investigating the private jet travel of the agency's chief, Tom Price, who reportedly chartered five flights last week, drawing widespread criticism from congressional Democrats . Price's
Treasury Secretary says honeymoon travel request wasn't about luxury
Steven Mnuchin said his office asked for use of a government jet so that he could have access to secure communications but later withdrew the request.
Treasury secretary says honeymoon travel request was a matter of 'national security'
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin confirmed the ABC News report that he requested a military aircraft for his European honeymoon last month, but said it wasn’t a question of luxury for him and his wife. “Effectively it was a portable office so I could be available and ultimately, we withdrew the