Commerce Secretary John Bryson has resigned, telling President Obama he’s doing so for health reasons, according to a statement obtained by CNN.
Bryson was under investigation for possible felony hit-and-run after allegedly causing two car accidents in California. A Commerce Department spokeswoman said that Bryson, 68, had suffered a seizure when the two accidents occurred Saturday.
Obama has accepted his resignation, according to a statement released by the White House.
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