WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump stated Wednesday he’s “not pleased” with Well being and Human Providers Secretary Tom Worth following studies that Worth used a personal aircraft for official enterprise.
And Trump says he let Worth realize it.
Requested whether or not he’s planning on firing Worth, Trump responded: “We’ll see.”
Trump spoke to reporters Wednesday as he departed the White Home for a visit to Indianapolis to promote his tax plan.
Worth stated Saturday he would cease flying personal planes on official enterprise whereas an inner evaluate of the flights is being executed. He’s additionally stated he welcomes the evaluation.
Trump’s feedback got here as a congressional committee launched a large-ranging examination of air journey by excessive-rating Trump officers following studies that Worth used expensive charters when cheaper business flights have been out there.
The Home Oversight and Authorities Reform committee despatched detailed data requests to the White Home and 24 federal businesses.
Signed by committee’s prime Republican and Democrat, the requests demand info on political appointees’ use of presidency planes for private journey, in addition to their use of personal charters for official journey.
Congressional investigators are asking for data courting again to Trump’s first day in workplace.
Individually, the Well being and Human Providers inspector basic’s workplace can also be wanting into some two dozen journeys reportedly taken by Worth.
Lawmakers are demanding data by Oct. 10.