Trump Reportedly Planning to Dump VA Secretary Shulkin Next –– Possibly This Week
Who’s ready for another White House shake-up?!
According to the Associated Press, President Trump is looking to get rid of yet another high-profile Cabinet member:
President Donald Trump is planning to oust embattled Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin amid an extraordinary rebellion at the agency and damaging government investigations into his alleged spending abuses, three administration officials told The Associated Press on Sunday.
Two officials said an announcement on Shulkin could happen this week, subject to Trump’s final decision as the White House hones in on possible replacements to head the Department of Veterans Affairs. One of the officials rated Shulkin’s chances of being pushed out in the next day or two at “50-50.” The three officials demanded anonymity to discuss a sensitive personnel matter.
VA Secretary David Shulkin has come under scrutiny in recent weeks over a damning IG report and additional reports of the President growing frustrated with him.
There’s even been reporting that Trump is considering replacing Shulkin with veteran and Fox & Friends co-host Pete Hegseth.
Chris Ruddy, Newsmax CEO and ally of the President’s, said on ABC’s This Week this morning that Shulkin may be the next one out.
To quote the President, “No Chaos, only great Energy!”
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