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Trump’s Veterans Affairs nominee is hanging by a thread in the Senate

Senators are concerned about the White House's continued lack of vetting for Admiral Ronny Jackson to serve as Secretary of Veterans Affairs.
Physician to U.S. President Donald Trump Dr. Ronny Jackson speaks during the daily White House press briefing at the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House January 16, 2018 in Washington, DC.

Trump’s pick to run the VA was reportedly surprised by the decision — and so was the White House

Not much is known about Admiral Ronny L. Jackson, but his lack of managerial experience makes some wonder if he is qualified to run the VA.
Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin looks on prior to U.S. President Trump signing an Executive Order on improving accountability and whistleblower protection, at the Veterans Affairs Department in Washington DC, April 27, 2017.

Trump ousts VA secretary and plans to replace him with White House doctor who gave glowing medical report

As a former Obama administration official, David Shulkin had years of experience in the VA and was the only Cabinet member unanimously confirmed by Congress.