Tom Price, the secretary of Health and Human Services, resigned from his post at the White House Friday evening, following criticism of his use of private planes.
Price is the latest departure in a growing group of people who have left the young Trump administration in just its first year – a group that includes former press secretary Sean Spicer, F.B.I. director James Comey and chief strategist Steve Bannon.
Read on for a running list of who has left the White House since Trump took office.
Taking over as acting attorney general following the departure of Loretta Lynch, Sally Yates was removed from her position on January 30.
Yates refused to enforce Trump’s controversial travel ban and issued a memo to the Justice Department not to defend the executive order.
Michael Flynn, Trump’s embattled national security adviser, resigned on February 13 after it was revealed that he apparently lied about conversations he had with the Russian ambassador.
“I have nothing to be ashamed for and everything to be proud of,” Flynn told Fox News at the time.
Manhattan federal prosecutor Preet Bharara was fired on March 11 after he declined to willingly resign from his job.
The Justice Department said in March that attorneys general who were holdovers from the Obama administration needed to resign. Bharara refused to do so.
“I did not resign. Moments ago I was fired,” Bharara tweeted. “Being the US Attorney in [the Southern District of New York] will forever be the greatest honor of my professional life.”
Deputy chief of staff Katie Walsh resigned on March 30 after a Trump-backed health care bill failed to make it through the House, according to The Associated Press.
She left the White House to join the pro-Trump nonprofit America First Policies.
Walsh came to the White House after serving in the Republican National Committee under then-chairman Reince Priebus.
Trump abruptly fired Comey in a brief letter on May 9, saying that Comey could not “effectively lead” the bureau any longer.
Trump repeatedly criticized Comey’s handling of the investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s personal email server, and Comey said after his firing that he felt uncomfortable by comments Trump made about the F.B.I.’s investigation into Flynn.
Comey reportedly was speaking to employees in Los Angeles when news of his ousting came across the television. At the time, according to reports, Comey thought it was a prank.