Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin has reportedly left a bad impression on President Donald Trump.
Shulkin, an Obama-holdover who was unanimously confirmed by the Senate, has reportedly begun to irritate senior White House officials because of his response to the agency’s scandals.
Current and former VA employees have also emailed unconfirmed statements of mismanagement stemming from the agency.
Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin has reportedly begun to draw ire from President Donald Trump following a spate of scandals in his agency, according to an Axios report on Sunday.
Shulkin, a holdover from the Obama administration and the only Cabinet nominee who was unanimously confirmed, is believed to be on Trump’s firing line after an inspector general report concluded he improperly accepted tickets to a Wimbledon tennis match during a government-funded trip with his wife.
Meanwhile, Shulkin reportedly believes that Trump appointees within the department have been conspiring against him and embarked on a campaign to purge the VA of disloyal employees. Following reports of turmoil within the VA, Business Insider began receiving statements of alleged misconduct and mismanagement from current and former employees.
Though their accounts are largely unconfirmed, these employees claim they are “being forced out and made to suffer” and that …read more
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