HHS/PUBLIC FIGURES/TRUMP PEOPLE/VIVEK MURTHY/TOM PRICE: “Surgeon General Vivek Murthy resigned at the request of the White House after assisting in the transition to the Trump administration. Dr. Murthy’s deputy, Rear Adm. Sylvia Trent-Adams, will assume the position of acting surgeon general. Trent-Adams, a 24-year veteran of the corps, also served as its chief nurse officer […]

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DOJ/LEGAL/OBAMA ADMIN/PREET BHARARA: “[M]ore than seven years after taking office, Mr. [Preet] Bharara, 48, finds himself on what appears to be the losing end of a quintessential political decision. On Saturday, the Trump administration fired him after he refused to follow a Justice Department order to resign immediately. The order, which was issued on Friday […]

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