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Embattled VA Secretary May Be on the Way Out

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President Donald Trump is considering ousting embattled Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin, who has faced an insurgency within his department and fresh allegations that he used a member of his security detail to run personal errands, the AP reports. Trump has floated the notion of moving Energy Secretary Rick Perry...
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After Tillerson, embattled VA secretary could be next, Trump's advisers say

After Tillerson, embattled VA secretary could be next, Trump's advisers say

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President is considering Energy Secretary Rick Perry to replace Veterans Affairs chief David J. Shulkin.
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Trump considers ousting his VA secretary in Cabinet shuffle

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WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is considering ousting embattled Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin, who has faced an insurgency within his department and fresh allegations that he used a member of his security detail to run personal errands. Trump has floated the notion of moving Energy Secretary Rick Perry to the VA to right the ship, believing Shulkin has become a distraction, according to two sources familiar with White House discussions. The sources were not authorized to discuss internal deliberations.
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Trump considers Rick Perry for veterans affairs secretary: NYT

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WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump is considering whether to fire his secretary of veterans affairs and replace him with Energy Secretary Rick Perry, a New York Times report said on Tuesday, citing two sources close to the White House.
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Togo West Jr., 75, Dies; Army Secretary in Time of Transition

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He worked to grant women in the Army more combat roles and shield them from sexual abuse. He later ran the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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Trump Eyes Replacing His Veterans Affairs Secretary With His Energy Chief

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President Trump, looking to broaden the shake-up of his cabinet, has spoken to Energy Secretary Rick Perry about taking over the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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