There's been plenty of turnover in the first eight months of President Donald Trump's administration.
More than a dozen prominent executive branch employees were unexpectedly ousted, had to resign, or quickly changed jobs.
The latest such change happened Friday, when the White House announced that Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price resigned.
Price's exit came amid a growing controversy into his chartering of taxpayer-funded private flights
It was the latest in a string of top officials leaving within the past few months.
Since late July, senior-level officials such as former communications director Anthony Scaramucci, chief strategist Steve Bannon, chief of staff Reince Priebus, and press secretary Sean Spicer departed the White House. Others have included Trump's longtime body guard Keith Schiller, the director of Oval Office operations, and Sebastian Gorka, an adviser known for his cable news hits defending the administration.
Many others have shuffled positions as a result. John Kelly went from Homeland Security secretary to chief of staff. Sarah Huckabee Sanders was promoted from deputy press secretary to the top post. And Chris Wray, who was nominated as FBI director after Trump's surprise firing of James Comey, began his tenure as FBI director this week.
(Skye Gould/Business Insider)
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