The White House says internal records raise doubt about some of the most serious allegations leveled against White House doctor Ronny Jackson in his failed bid to become the next secretary of Veterans Affairs.
On Thursday, Trump's physician Ronny Jackson withdrew from consideration to head the department after allegations that he had been lax with prescription drugs and drank alcohol on the job.
"Allegations made by Senator Jon Tester against Admiral/Doctor Ron Jackson are proving false..."
Reuters also reviewed two years of audits of the White House medical unit pharmacy, which did not show any major issues.
"There were no such findings", he tweeted. Now Trump is pushing back in Jackson's defense, saying Tester should resign. While the White House gave Jackson a stellar grade and the president has continued to defend him, concern among congressional Republicans - let alone Democrats - likely proved troubling. Admiral Jackson is the kind of man that those in Montana would most respect and admire, and now, for no reason whatsoever, his reputation has been shattered. The Secret Service said it has found no evidence of an alleged vehicle accident involving drunken driving, one of the claims released by Tester. 'A frightful thing that we in D.C. must live with, just like phony Russian Collusion.
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Jackson withdrew his nomination Thursday after allegations by current and former colleagues raised questions about his prescribing practices and leadership ability, including accusations of drunkenness on the job.
Records were also pulled of three vehicle incidents involving Jackson over the last four years.
The Secret Service announced Friday that it found no evidence to support allegations that members of the service detail stopped Jackson from disturbing former President Barack Obama during a 2015 trip overseas. "I said in a certain way.in a very big way, you're an American hero because you're exposed the system for some awful things", he said.
Trump has complained bitterly about how Jackson was handled, and defended him as an excellent man who didn't deserve such therapy.