U.S. Commerce Secretary John Bryson Resigns After Medical Leave [View all]
By William McQuillen - 2012-06-21T15:06:59Z
U.S. Commerce Secretary John Bryson resigned, less than two weeks after he was treated for a seizure following a series of minor traffic accidents.
Bryson, 68, who has been in office since October, was found unconscious in his Lexus June 9, after the second of two collisions, police said. He had a seizure, according to his office. He took medical leave June 11.
In a letter to the agency today, he said he was resigning to prevent his situation from becoming a distraction to the agency.