Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price has resigned

(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price offered his resignation Friday and President Donald Trump accepted, the White House said.

In a statement, the White House said Don J. Wright of Virginia will be designated as Acting Secretary as of 11:59 p.m. Friday night. Wright currently serves as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health and Director of the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.

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