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Head of Veterans Health System Is Trump's Pick to Lead Veterans Affairs - 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 nation's sprawling veterans health care system, Dr. David J. Shulkin, an appointee of President Obama's, ...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 »

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 »

Jeff Sessions says he will recuse himself from Clinton-related investigations if confirmed as attorney general - Los Angeles Times

Sen. Jeff Sessions, Donald Trump's pick to be the next attorney general, testified before Congress on Tuesday that he would recuse himself from any investigations and prosecutions involving Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Sessions ...and more »

8 things to know about Trump's VA secretary nominee Dr. David Shulkin - Becker's Hospital Review

President-elect Donald Trump said he plans to nominate David Shulkin, MD, to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs. "I think you'll be very impressed with the job he does," Mr. Trump said Wednesday at his first formal press conference since July.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 »

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 »

Secretary of State nominee Rex Tillerson calls for 'full review' of Iran nuclear deal, not ripping it up - Los Angeles Times

If he is confirmed as secretary of State, Rex Tillerson said he would plan a "full review" of the international accord that blocks Iran's ability to build a nuclear bomb. But appearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Tillerson did not ...and more »

The full transcript from the Trump transition team's Thursday call to reporters - Washington Post

President-elect Trump's transition team is holding daily media calls to update the press on how the transition is progressing. We will be posting the transcripts from these calls after they happen. Here is the transcript from Thursday's call. On the ...and more »

Trump picks David Shulkin for secretary of Veterans Affairs - USA TODAY

WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday announced his choice of David Shulkin to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs. Shulkin is the current undersecretary for health at the VA and has been in that post since July 2015. "I'll tell ...and more »