Ex-Trump HHS Official Sues Biden Over Resignation Request

Law360 (February 3, 2021, 10:57 PM EST) -- Former U.S. Department of Health and Human Services official Roger Severino sued President Joe Biden in D.C. federal court late Wednesday over the Biden administration's efforts to fire him from the Council of the Administrative Conference of the United States following former President Donald Trump's eleventh-hour appointment.

Severino, a former director of the HHS Office for Civil Rights, filed suit against Biden and two other White House heads after receiving an email requesting he step down from ACUS, an independent federal agency charged with recommending improvements to administrative process and procedure. Trump appointed Severino to a three-year term on the ACUS council...

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