19 Feb '18, 6pm

National commander: Shulkin 'remains best person to lead' the VA

The leader of the nation's largest veterans organization issued the following statement regarding Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin. “On behalf of the two million members of The American Legion, we express our support for the job Secretary of Department of Veterans Affairs Dr. David Shulkin has done while in office," said American Legion National Commander Denise H. Rohan. "While we were disappointed to learn of the recent issue with the Secretary’s travel, we believe that the current controversy surrounding Shulkin is part of a larger effort to remove him and install others who would take steps to privatize the services provided to our nation’s heroes by the VA. "Shulkin was the only current cabinet member that was unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate. He is a board-certified doctor and has extensive experience improving the efficiency and effectiveness of l...

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