Sebelius to resign as U.S. health secretary: New York Times

WASHINGTON Thu Apr 10, 2014 6:56pm EDT

U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius prepares prior to testifying before the Senate Finance Committee hearing on the President's budget proposal for FY2015, on Capitol Hill in Washington, April 10, 2014. REUTERS/Larry Downing

U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius prepares prior to testifying before the Senate Finance Committee hearing on the President's budget proposal for FY2015, on Capitol Hill in Washington, April 10, 2014.

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Kathleen Sebelius, who oversaw the problem-ridden rollout of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare reform, has decided to resign as U.S. Health Secretary, the New York Times reported on Thursday.

It said Sylvia Mathews Burwell, U.S. budget director, would replace Sebelius.

(Reporting by Breaking News Team; Editing by Sandra Maler)

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COindependent wrote:
Another person sacrificed so POTUS can claim someone is “accountable”. Any one except himself. This “resignation” was predicted in September–it’s part of the Obama management style of always deflecting responsibility.

Blame Bush, Republicans, Insurance companies, the wealth, ….the list is infinite, with one exception. The POTUS

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