A top Trump candidate for a vacated position in his administration has just withdrawn his name from the hat.
White House doctor Ronny Jackson informed the president early Thursday he would be withdrawing his nomination as the Secretary of Veterans Affairs.
Allegations Rule the Day
Still not happy with the way Veterans Affairs is being run, President Trump was looking to bring in some new blood that he could trust.
Trump’s nomination, Dr. Ronny Jackson, appeared to the perfect choice.
That was until several allegations were put forth calling his conduct and character into question.
Trump immediately came to the defense of Jackson, saying the allegations had no merit whatsoever.
Jackson, himself, wrote a scathing letter defending himself.
The letter read, “The allegations against me are completely false and fabricated.”
“If they had any merit, I would not have been selected, promoted, and entrusted to serve in such a sensitive and important role as physician to three presidents over the past 12 years,” the letter further stated.
The allegations made accused Jackson of both drinking on the job and improperly prescribing medication.
The attacks against Dr. Jackson are somewhat surprising.
In addition to being a doctor, Jackson is currently serving as a Rear Admiral in the United States Navy.
It is surprising in the fact he also served as Barack Obama’s doctor during his terms in the White House (he additionally served as the White House doctor during the George W. Bush administration).
He also has a fruit salad on his chest that would make any sailor proud.
It is fairly apparent these allegations against Jackson are nothing more than DC obstructionists trying to make life difficult for the President.
In the process, though, they are literally ruining a man’s reputation.
When will America say “Enough”?