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The Latest: VA pick denies claims he crashed car while drunk
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The Latest: VA pick denies claims he crashed car while drunk

By HOPE YEN, ZEKE MILLER and KEN THOMAS, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Dr. Ronny Jackson had a pattern of recklessly prescribing drugs and drunken behavior, including crashing a government vehicle while intoxicated and doling out a large supply of a prescription opioid to a White House military staff member, according to a summary of accusations...

Mixed signals from Trump on VA nominee as allegations build
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Mixed signals from Trump on VA nominee as allegations build

By HOPE YEN, ZEKE MILLER and KEN THOMAS, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — His nomination in peril, Veterans Affairs nominee Ronny Jackson fought to convince lawmakers of his leadership abilities as more details of accusations against him emerged, ranging from repeated drunkenness to a toxic work environment as he served as a top White House doctor....

Senators considering a delay for VA confirmation hearing
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Senators considering a delay for VA confirmation hearing

By HOPE YEN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators are discussing plans to delay the confirmation hearing for President Donald Trump’s pick to be Veteran Affairs secretary over growing questions about the nominee’s ability to manage the government’s second-largest department. The hearing for Ronny Jackson, Trump’s White House doctor, is scheduled for Wednesday. Democratic Sen. Richard...