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Azar resigns over Capitol Hill riots - report

United States Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar resigned from his position earlier in the day, CNN reported on Friday.

Azar allegedly cited the riots that took place in Washington DC on January 5 and claimed five lives as the reason behind his decision.

Several members of President Donald Trump's administration, including Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, and acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf, resigned previously following the events in the country's capital.

Breaking the News / JR