David Shulkin had been under fire for accounts of troubling conditions at medical facilities, reports of tension with his senior staff, and friction over plans to shift care to the private sector.
By Todd Shields|March 29, 2018 at 10:34 AM
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President Donald Trump said he will replace Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin with Rear Admiral Ronny Jackson, the presidential physician, in the latest administration shakeup.
Shulkin’s ouster comes amid a wave of resignations and dismissals in the Trump team’s senior ranks, following the departures of economic adviser Gary Cohn, National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, all announced this month.
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