President Donald Trump said Wednesday he is “not happy” about revelations that Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price took numerous flights on government-funded private jets for work and personal trips.
Responding to questions from reporters, Trump said he is “looking into” the situation and “personally, I’m not happy about it, and I let him know it.”
Price has been under fire for using public funds to pay for private flights more than two dozen times, according to Politico, mixing in some personal travel with business trips.
The president appeared to suggest that he would considering firing Price, saying, “I’m going to look at it” after a reporter asked about Price’s future, though it was not completely clear if Trump was answering that direct question.
Later, asked again about whether he would fire Price, Trump said, “We’ll see.”
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