Friday, 21 September, 2018

Trump Reportedly Looking To Replace VA Secretary David Shulkin

Kelly warned VA chief to get his act together: report David Shulkin Makes Late Play for Most Corrupt Trump Cabinet Member
Ellis Copeland | 14 March, 2018, 13:11

The news comes after Mr. Trump's firing of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

Perry, a former governor of Texas, and Trump discussed veterans health issues, the people said. Trump raised the idea with Perry on Monday, according to a number of news outlets that cited unidentified White House officials, but has not offered him the job so far. Although Perry's name has surfaced as a possible replacement for Shulkin, the president didn't ask Perry on Monday to take over Veterans Affairs, they said.

A source familiar with the White House discussions tells The Associated Press that Trump has floated the notion of the Cabinet reshuffle as a way to right the ship at the VA, believing Shulkin has become a distraction to the department's work. Perry's immediate predecessor under the Obama administration was a nuclear physicist.

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Advisor to Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal resigns
Sisodia said: "They don't want to find a solution". "Mr Sisodia said the BJP could resolve the issue immediately if it wanted to". His tweet said, "Due to the fake fights and the collusion between BJP and AAP, traders are facing a lot of damage".


He came into office with a pledge to bring greater accountability to the agency and to improve veterans' access to care, and not to privatize the department.

Shulkin, who has been telling the media that Trump political appointees in the Department of Veterans Affairs are trying to undermine him, was reportedly told by Kelly to stop fighting with staff and talking with the media.

The dispute spilled into public over the last month, following a scathing report by department's inspector general on a business trip that Dr. Shulkin took to Britain and Denmark a year ago. Shulkin then told Politico that he had the green light from the White House to crack down on "subversion", adding that those who had defied him "won't be working in my operation. those who crossed the line in the past are going to have to be accountable for those decisions", he added. The 11-day trip included three and a half days of official events and cost at least $122,334, the report said. The two even attended Wimbledon after receiving tickets as a gift.

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