Tag Archives: Ronny Jackson

Trump’s Lying Former Doctor May Run For Congress

Roll Call reports: Navy Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson is considering a run for Congress in Texas, two sources familiar with his plans said Friday. Jackson was the chief White House physician in 2018, when President Donald Trump nominated him to be Veterans Affairs secretary. But Jackson withdrew his nomination from consideration amid allegations that he abused alcohol and mishandled prescription …

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Pentagon Launches Probe Of Trump’s Former Doctor

The Hill reports: The Pentagon’s inspector general has officially launched an investigation into allegations of misconduct by former physician to the president Ronny Jackson, a spokesman confirmed Monday. “What I can tell you is that the DoD Office of Inspector General has initiated an investigation into allegations related to Rear Admiral (Lower Half) Ronny L. Jackson,” inspector general spokeswoman Dwrena …

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Pro-Trump PAC Attacks Dem Senator For “Disgraceful” Role In Taking Down VA Pick: Tester Must Go [VIDEO]

Politico reports: President Donald Trump’s political operation is intensifying its offensive against Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont.), launching a new TV ad labeling him “disgraceful” and “dishonest” for his role in taking down a Trump Cabinet pick. “In Montana, we value integrity and support our president,” says the ad from the pro-Trump America First Action super PAC. “But Jon Tester spread …

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Ronny Jackson Out As Trump’s Personal Physician

Politico reports: White House physician Ronny Jackson will not return to his role as the president’s personal physician, according to two senior administration officials, after a string of allegations caused the Navy rear admiral to withdraw his nomination last week to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs. Sean Conley, a Navy officer who took over Jackson’s role as the president’s …

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Trump Calls For Dem Sen. Jon Tester To Resign For “Phony Charges” Against VA Nominee Ronny Jackson

And now the revenge: Donald Trump called for Democratic Sen. Jon Tester to resign after he alleged the president’s pick for secretary of Veterans Affairs had a dubious record of prescribing and drunk driving. In a Saturday morning tweets, the president took aim at Tester, after White House doctor Ronny Jackson withdrew his nomination for Secretary of Veterans Affairs over …

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Dr. Ronny Jackson Withdraws From VA Nomination

The Hill reports: President Trump’s pick to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs has withdrawn his nomination amid allegations of workplace misconduct and prescription mispractice. The withdrawal of Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson followed a decision by the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee to indefinitely postpone his confirmation hearing. Staffers on the committee were looking into charges against Jackson of creating a …

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Trump’s VA Pick Ronny Jackson Mulls Withdrawing

The Washington Post reports: White House physician Ronny L. Jackson has grown frustrated with the nomination process to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs and has told colleagues he may remove his name from consideration, according to two White House officials with knowledge of his deliberations. Jackson’s indecision was brewing even before Capitol Hill Democrats on Wednesday released new allegations …

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White House Defends VA Nominee Amid Reports Of Drunkenness At Work, Urges Swift Confirmation Hearing

The Washington Examiner reports: The White House will submit a request to the Senate this week to swiftly reschedule a confirmation hearing for Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, President Trump’s embattled pick to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs. “We’ll be making a request to [Senate Veterans Affairs Committee] Chairman Isakson,” legislative affairs director Marc Short told reporters Wednesday. “We think …

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Trump Gives Cover For VA Pick To Withdraw: I Told Him These Are Vicious People, You Don’t Need This [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: President Trump today repeatedly said the choice to withdraw was Navy Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson’s, but he also questioned why he would want to go forward and take the “abuse” from politicians. “It’s totally his decision, he’ll be making a decision,” Trump said when asked about the nomination of Jackson, who is the White House physician to …

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Questions Arise Over Trump’s Pick To Head VA

Politico reports: Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson’s nomination to be Veterans Affairs secretary may be in trouble, according to senators and aides in both parties. Republicans are considering postponing his confirmation hearing this week as senators pore over potentially new negative information that committee members have received, according to GOP sources familiar with the matter. And Senate Democrats are digging into …

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