White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter (L) reminds U.S. President Donald Trump he had a bill to sign after he departed quickly following remarks at his golf estate in Bedminster, New Jersey U.S., August 12, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo
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U.S. President Donald Trump shook up his cabinet once again Wednesday, sacking embattled Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin and nominating White House doctor Ronny Jackson as his successor.Pentagon official Robert Wilkie would serve as interim department chief until Jackson receives Congressional approval, the president added.Jackson's stock with Trump rose after he pronounced in January that the 71-year-old president was in "excellent" health.Lack of funding has weakened the hospital network specifically dedicated to the health of veterans -- a key constituency for Trump.The 58-year-old Shulkin had served as undersecretary of veterans affairs for health under Obama.
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