Ronny Jackson won't return to job as Trump's physician

Ronny Jackson won't return to job as Trump's physician

Ronny Jackson won't return to job as Trump's physician

Ronny Jackson, who withdrew last week as the nominee for secretary of Veterans Affairs, will not return to his role as the president's chief physician, according to Politico and other outlets. Tester's office collected the allegations, which included a claim that Jackson "got drunk and wrecked a government vehicle" at a Secret Service going-away party. Clearly, Jackson should have been vetted, just as any presidential nominee should head to Capitol Hill. The Secret Service disputed the allegations of door-banging and the White House, according to the Washington Post, said officials reviewed Jackson's vehicle records and found "three minor incidents" but "no evidence" that Jackson had wrecked a auto.

His threat follows a Saturday tweet from the president in which Trump suggested Tester should resign following the "phony" charges he made against Jackson. "Well, I know things about Tester that I could say, too", Trump said at the rally, The Daily Beast reported. I was given them on Friday.

Nevertheless, as Jazz noted this morning, media outlets reported that Jackson would leave the White House, having been broken by the smears and innuendo.

The president also wrote that "Tester's statements on Admiral Jackson" were as baseless as special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation in the 2016 election - a probe he derided as "A TOTAL WITCH HUNT!" earlier this month. So I'm not just going to go, 'Well, it's alleged, and I am hearing that this guy did all of these bad things, and x, y, and z, ' because I have no idea if it's true or not.

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The White House said its records, including police reports, show Jackson was in three minor incidents in government vehicles during the past five years, but none involved the use of alcohol and he was not found to be at fault. The White House said Monday that it has no personnel changes to announce.

A senior White House official revealed that the President is seriously considering the retired Florida congressman, who has become a major advocate for veterans in recent years.

Jackson dropped his bid for the position on Thursday, citing "baseless and anonymous attacks on my character and integrity".

Last week, Jackson's confirmation hearing was postponed after current and former service members told members of Congress that he drank to excess while on duty, freely passed out prescription drugs and once banged on a female colleague's hotel-room door while intoxicated.

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