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Was VA Secretary David Shulkin fired? Or did he quit? Conflicting stories from Shulkin and the White House are causing uncertainty among the public. And what implications does his departure hold for the veterans? Will Fischer, Director of Government Relations for VoteVets dot Org, Iraq War Veteran and Purple Heart Recipient, joins Katy to discuss.
In an interview with Meet the Press, recently fired Secretary of Veterans Affairs, David Shulkin says that President Trump firing him over Twitter came as a surprise.
During a speech to Ohio union workers, President Trump referenced the latest staff shake-up at the Department of Veterans Affairs, adding, “They had sadists that treated our vets horribly.”
Will Fischer, Purple Heart recipient and director of government relations for VoteVets.org, expresses his concern over President Trump’s appointment of his personal doctor, Ronny Jackson, as Veterans Affairs Secretary. Fischer questions Jackson’s management experience for the organization and outlines the struggles the department faces.
United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin is out and the White House physician who lavished extravagant praise on the president’s health is in. NBC’s Chris Jansing and her panel discuss if Ronny Jackson is a good fit to led this agency.
David Shulkin who had been on thin ice with this administration for some time was officially fired and President Trump says he’ll nominate his White House doctor Ronny Jackson as the new Secretary of Veterans Affairs.
Esther Blake became the first woman to join the Air Force on July 8, 1948, at age 51.
When asked about Donald Trump and about veterans who oppose Trump, Sen. John McCain responded by saying that he wants veterans and their families to renounce Hillary Clinton.
“It was the equipment that we needed in case something happened, to either fix the bikes or help a warrior,” a Wounded Warrior Project official said.