thehill.com/blogs/e2-wire/… Unfortunate, but necessary. I sought his resignation months ago. For the good of the NRC and the USA this had to happen— Jason Chaffetz (@jasoninthehouse) May 21, 2012
“I think you should resign,” he said at the time. “If you’re going to do the right thing for this country and this commission, you should step down.”
Jaczko refused to resign at the time, saying he had confidence in his leadership and the performance of the agency. According to the NRC, Jaczko's resignation has nothing to do with the allegations or ongoing investigation into possible tensions within the commission.
Jaczko will retain oversight of the agency until President Obama appoints his replacement.