FAA chief resigns after drunk driving arrest
Three days after his arrest on a drunk driving charge in Fairfax, Randy Babbitt resigned as head of the Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday.
Babbitt’s ouster seemed inevitable after Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood first learned of the arrest from a police press release more than 36 hours after the incident.
“What I told Randy is that I was very disappointed with the way that I learned about this,” LaHood said Tuesday afternoon, hours before Babbitt’s ouster.
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