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The future of the Veterans Administration, with VA Secretary David Shulkin’s job on the line

Mar 15, 2018

Veterans Affairs Secretary David ShulkinTestifies Before House Appropriations Committee

Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin appears before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on March 15, 2018 in Washington, DC. ; Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images

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In a week that saw the ouster of Rex Tillerson from the State Department, rumor is now flying  that another high-level official at the Trump administration’s job might be on the line.

David Shulkin, Secretary of Veterans Affairs, has been embroiled in a bubbling controversy involving a trip he took to Europe with his wife. And President Trump has allegedly told his aides that he might want to replace Shulkin as part of a deeper overhaul of his Cabinet, the Washington Post reports.

Joining AirTalk to discuss the story is Military Times’ congressional reporter, Leo Shane III.

With guest host Libby Denkmann.

Guest:

Leo Shane III, congressional reporter at the Military Times who’s been following the story. He tweets @LeoShane

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