Conservatives have been frustrated by the slow pace of repealing Obama era regulations at the Department of Health and Human Services.
Then, news broke of Secretary Price taking numerous, expensive charter flights instead of using commercial flights. That has the President “not happy” with Price.
President Trump on Wednesday publicly chided Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price over his private plane trips, on the heels of new reports about his charter flights and fresh scrutiny from Capitol Hill.
“I’m not happy about it, and I let him know it,” the president said of Price while speaking to reporters at the White House.
Asked if he will fire Price, Trump replied, “We’ll see,” according to a pool report.
Last week, it was revealed that Price flew on charters to visit community health centers in New Hampshire and Pennsylvania. One leg was from Dulles International Airport in the Washington suburbs to Philadelphia International Airport, a distance of 135 miles.