John Bryson

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Bryson Won't Be Charged for Hit-and-Runs

Though ex-commerce secretary tested positive for Ambien

(Newser) - Prosecutors have decided not to charge former Commerce Secretary John Bryson over two alleged hit-and-runs in California last month. Two doctors concluded that Bryson's strange series of traffic collisions was the result of confusion following a seizure. The 68-year-old—who resigned after the incident —tested negative for alcohol... More »

Bryson Resigns After Seizure, Car Accidents

Commerce Secretary informs president of resignation

(Newser) - After taking a leave of absence earlier this month after a seizure and a series of car accidents , Commerce Secretary John Bryson is stepping down, Politico reports. He informed the department's employees today in a letter obtained by the Wall Street Journal , and said he has submitted his resignation... More »

Bryson Takes Medical Leave After Accidents

Will be out indefinitely 'during my illness,' he says

(Newser) - Commerce Secretary John Bryson is taking a medical leave after police said he was involved in three car accidents and cited him for felony hit-and-run . Commerce officials said he suffered a seizure. He's now taking an indefinite leave from his Cabinet post "during the period of my illness,... More »

Commerce Secretary Probed in Odd Hit-and-Runs

Administration says he had a seizure

(Newser) - Secretary of Commerce John Bryson was in a strange series of car crashes in the San Gabriel Valley over the weekend, hitting a Buick two times and a second car once, reports the Los Angeles Times , in an incident the White House is now saying resulted from a seizure. Bryson... More »

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