Quantcast
logo

US President Donald Trump fires Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin

  • US President Trump fired the Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin on Wednesday. He has nominated the presidential doctor Ronny Jackson to replace him. Jackson, who is a Navy rear admiral and former Obama administration official, is considered as a surprise choice. Meanwhile, Robert Wilkie, a Pentagon official will be the acting secretary. The departure of Shulkin is the latest in the series of departures from Donald Trump's cabinet.