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Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump's nominee to replace David Shulkin as Secretary of Veterans Affairs, visits Capitol Hill on April 16, 2018.<br>Joe Gromelski/Stars and Stripes

Veterans lament the ongoing turmoil surrounding Trump's pick for VA secretary

What has been lost amid the political disputes surrounding Trump's pick to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs, veterans' advocates say, are the needs of the VA's most vulnerable clientele.


White House releases Ronny Jackson's evaluations in attempt to prove his merit

The White House on Tuesday evening released multiple hard-copy evaluations and inspector general reports about Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, the White House physician, in an attempt to vindicate him after allegations emerged about his professional conduct.


Trump discourages Jackson from continuing in 'ugly' VA confirmation process

President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he still supported Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson as his nominee for Department of Veterans Affairs secretary, even as Jackson faces allegations of creating a hostile work environment as White House physician, overprescribing medications and drinking on the job.

‘I thought I was done’: George H.W. Bush faced death at 20 during WWII

George Bush — now America's oldest living president — faced his own mortality more than seven decades ago when he was a Naval aviator.


Lawmakers want Quincy veterans home Legionnaires' report by Friday

Legionnaires' disease has contributed to the deaths of 13 Quincy residents since 2015. The problem persists with bacteria-tainted water vapor which is inhaled.


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