David Shulkin replaced with Admiral Jackson as VA Secy — Trump's Twitter trend

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During his most recent public appearance Dr. Ronny Jackson declared that Trump was just one pound shy of being obese

Robert Wilkie of DOD will serve as Acting Secretary. Jackson's bio sheet shows no executive-level experience to justify the pick.

In recent weeks, Trump has said that he is "close" to assembling the Cabinet he desires - fueling speculation about who might be next on the president's chopping block.

Trump fired FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe on March 16, National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster was removed from his post on March 15 and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was sacked on March 13.

"Unfortunately", he continues, "the department has become entangled in a brutal power struggle, with some political appointees choosing to promote their agendas instead of what's best for veterans".

He collided with part of his team at the Veterans Department, which, along with the White House, promoted private health care for retired military personnel.

"I have fought to stand up for this great department and all that it embodies", Shulkin wrote.

The report accused the secretary of improperly accepting tickets to the Wimbledon tennis tournament whilst on the visit and using the trip to sightsee.

Shulkin is the second Cabinet secretary to depart over controversies involving expensive travel, following former Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price's resignation last September.

This story was reported by The Associated Press.

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Shulkin was an exceptional figure, for being the only one of the senior officials from the previous administration of Democrat Barack Obama. Many of them lauded his service on the evening he was sacked.

The next Secretary must protect the VA healthcare system from efforts to dismantle it. "Dr. Shulkin came from within the VA and did nothing to clean up the culture of bureaucratic incompetence that has defined the leadership at the VA". Addressing questions about Trump's mental acuity and fitness for the job, Jackson said the president displayed no signs of any shortcomings with his thought processes. Wilkie now serves as undersecretary of defense for personnel and readiness at the Department of Defense. In 2016, he criticized a "strawman" report from outside health advisers appointed to recommend ways to improve veteran services.

Currently, more than 30 percent of VA appointments are made in the private sector.

It has been my greatest professional honor to serve our country's more than 20 million veterans.

The veterans advocacy group VoteVets also raised concerns. Selnick has been serving on the Domestic Policy Council. "I was not against reforming VA, but I was against privatization". He also was diving safety officer at the Naval Safety Center in Norfolk, Va.

He served as the emergency medicine physician in charge of resuscitative medicine for a forward deployed Surgical Shock Trauma Platoon. Manchester appeared to be a big win for Shulkin.

On Capitol Hill, Jackson's selection was praised by Sen.

U.S. President Donald Trump greets Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin in the White House in Washington, D.C., on June 23, 2017. "I saw his nameplate", the employee said.

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