AP: Trump Will Push Shulkin Out Of His Administration

President Donald Trump is planning to push out Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin, three administration officials told The Associated Press on Sunday. One of the officials rated Shulkin’s chances of being pushed out in the next day or two at “50-50.” “He did say that he’s expecting to make one or two major changes,” said … Continue reading AP: Trump Will Push Shulkin Out Of His Administration

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GOP Congressman Demands VA Secretary David Shulkin To Resign

U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman (R-CO) asked VA Secretary David Shulkin to resign on Wednesday and requested employees responsible for the construction of a new VA hospital in Aurora, Colorado to be fired. Coffman criticized the Trump-appointed VA secretary for taking his wife on a taxpayer-funded 10 day trip to Europe. The VA’s inspector general released … Continue reading GOP Congressman Demands VA Secretary David Shulkin To Resign

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Defense Department Releases New Deployment Policy

The Department of Defense on Wednesday released a new policy in which separation procedures will begin for service members who have been non-deployable for the last 12 months or more. “This new policy is a 12-month deploy or be removed policy,” Robert Wilkie, the under secretary of defense for personnel and readiness, told the U.S. … Continue reading Defense Department Releases New Deployment Policy

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Texas National Guard Deploys Troops To Texas-Mexico Border

By Sydney Greene, The Texas Tribune, April 6, 2018 In response to President Donald Trump's call earlier this week to mobilize the U.S. military for border protection, the Texas National Guard deployed a handful of troops to the Texas-Mexico border on Friday evening, with plans to send 250 more in the next 72 hours. "As early as tomorrow, notifications will go out … Continue reading Texas National Guard Deploys Troops To Texas-Mexico Border

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