Obama Healthcare Adviser Leaving White House for Personal Reasons

Thursday, 23 Jan 2014 03:22 PM

 

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
Chris Jennings, President Barack Obama's healthcare adviser, is leaving the White House for health and family reasons, multiple reports say.

“If not for his health, I have no doubt would stayed longer. He certainly planned to,” a source told The Washington Post. The paper said Jennings had planned to stay until the end of the president's second term.

Jennings, who previously served in the Clinton administration, was brought on board last year before the flawed rollout of the program created one of the biggest political problems Obama has faced since entering office.

"Chris served the country at a time when he was needed most," White House chief of staff Denis McDonough said in a statement, according to Reuters.

"He will be deeply missed but we all wish him the best and know that he will continue to be a key player in health care and always a champion for quality affordable health care for all Americans."

© 2014 Thomson/Reuters. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Rahm Emanuel Struggles Politically Amid Chicago's Woes

Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 13:30 PM

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has put some of his tough-guy mojo to solving deep problems within his city, but his personal . . .

Two Dead, Several Injured after Plane Crashes at Kansas Airport

Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 12:44 PM

At least two people died and several were injured after a small airplane crashed into a building at Mid-Continent Airpor . . .

Thomas Menino, Boston's Longest-serving Mayor, Dies at 71

Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 12:32 PM

Thomas Menino, whose folksy manner and verbal gaffes belied his shrewd political tactics to govern as Boston's longest-s . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved