Mar 29, 2018
New Head for the Veterans Administration

Morning Joe’s Mike Barnicle and Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) discuss President Donald Trump’s announcement that he will replace his Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin with Dr. Ronny Jackson, an active duty Navy physician, who was nominated last week for a military promotion by the President. He is the president’s physician, and was appointed to the role by President Barack Obama in 2013, after having served on the White House medical team since 2006. But Barnicle notes: “He has never run anything. He gets high marks from…the Obama Administration, and despite his physical with Donald Trump and the explanation of it, gets high marks as a surgeon, as a doctor; but, he’s never run anything.” Hear more of the conversation here.