Trump picks top vets health official as the next VA secretary - Military Times

President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday named the Department of Veterans Affairs top health official his pick to run the entire veterans bureaucracy, a surprise move that puts a non-veteran in line for the post for the first time. Dr. David Shulkin ...and more »

VA health system to return to list of troubled federal programs - PBS NewsHour

WASHINGTON — Veterans health care remains a “high risk” issue threatening the federal budget and quality of care for former service members, auditors say in a forthcoming report. The nonpartisan Government Accountability Office will place the Veteran ...and more »

David Shulkin picked to head Department of Veterans Affairs, Trump says - CNN

(CNN) President-elect Donald Trump has tapped David Shulkin to head the Department of Veterans Affairs, he announced Wednesday. "I appointed today the head secretary of the Veterans Administration, David Shulkin," Trump said during his news ...and more »

Head of Veterans Health System Is Trump's Pick to Lead Veterans Affairs - New York Times

Dr. David J. Shulkin at Trump Tower in Manhattan on Monday. Credit Kevin Hagen for The New York Times. In a move that left many veterans groups breathing a sigh of relief, President-elect Donald J. Trump on Wednesday selected the current head of the ...and more »

Everything you need to know about new VA Secretary David Shulkin - ABC News

David Shulkin, previously an undersecretary at the Department of Veterans Affairs, was unanimously confirmed by the Senate on Monday to lead the agency, which faced criticism during the tenure of President Barack Obama over doctor wait times.and more »

Trump picks Veterans Affairs insider to lead agency - PBS NewsHour

David Shulkin, Under Secretary of Health for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, waves to a reporter after meeting in the lobby of Trump Tower in on Jan. 9, 2017. Photos by REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton. WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald Trump ...and more »

Trump picks Obama appointee to lead Veterans Affairs. Has he cooled on his plan to overhaul it? - Los Angeles Times

Ari Sonnenberg is an Iraq war veteran who struggled to get benefits from the VA. (Rick Loomis/LAT). On a day Washington is focused on the people Donald Trump has picked to help him upend much of the federal government, Trump made a surprise ...and more »

David Shulkin tapped as Trump's VA secretary - Washington Post

President-elect Donald Trump announced Wednesday that he has tapped David Shulkin, a physician who is currently serving in the Obama administration as VA undersecretary, to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs. The decision ends a protracted ...and more »

Trump Announces David Shulkin As Pick For Secretary Of Veterans Affairs - NPR

President-elect Donald Trump announced Wednesday that he plans to nominate David Shulkin to be his secretary of veterans affairs, a position that requires Senate confirmation. Shulkin is currently the undersecretary for health at the VA, which means he ...and more »

President Trump announces Neil Gorsuch as his nominee for Supreme Court - Los Angeles Times

Federal courts have ruled that voter ID laws in several states discriminate against racial minorities. Jeff Sessions has a different view. "It doesn't appear to me" that voter ID laws discriminate, the Republican Alabama senator said in his ...and more »