In a Twitter article late Friday night, Well being and Human Providers Secretary Alex Azar denied studies that he had resigned and cited the January six assault on the Capitol as the explanation.
“Contrary to the @CNN chyron, I am continue to listed here serving the American persons at HHS. I imagine it is my responsibility to enable make sure a clean transition to President-elect Biden’s crew in the course of the pandemic and will continue to be as Secretary through January twenty,” Azar tweeted, publishing his resignation letter. “I handed in my letter this 7 days along with every single other political appointee, powerful January twenty at midday.”
In the letter, Azar outlined the accomplishments of HHS around the earlier calendar year to remodel the healthcare program and to beat the COVID-19 pandemic.