Well, it’s official. Veterans Affairs David Shulkin is out. President Trump tweeted the news, saying that Robert Wilkie will serve as acting secretary until Admiral Ronny L. Jackson is confirmed as the new secretary. Jackson is the personal physician of President Trump and former President Obama.
I am pleased to announce that I intend to nominate highly respected Admiral Ronny L. Jackson, MD, as the new Secretary of Veterans Affairs....— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 28, 2018
....In the interim, Hon. Robert Wilkie of DOD will serve as Acting Secretary. I am thankful for Dr. David Shulkin’s service to our country and to our GREAT VETERANS!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 28, 2018
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