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Trump nominates Robert Wilkie as VA secretary

8 monthes ago   |   By WESH

President Donald Trump announced Friday that he is nominating Robert Wilkie to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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Trump to nominate Wilkie to head Department of Veterans Affairs

Trump to nominate Wilkie to head Department of Veterans Affairs

8 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said on Friday he will nominate Robert Wilkie to be secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, replacing David Shulkin, who was pushed out amid alleged ethics problems.
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Trump Says He'll Nominate Wilkie as Veterans Affairs Secretary

8 monthes ago   |   By Bloomberg

President Donald Trump surprised Robert Wilkie Friday by announcing he would nominate the acting secretary of Veterans Affairs to lead the agency.
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Trump's pick to head Veterans Affairs: Robert Wilkie

8 monthes ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie is President Donald Trump's pick to permanently lead the beleaguered department.
Wilkie is a former Pentagon undersecretary for personnel and readiness. He's led the agency for two months, ever since Trump fired David Shulkin amid an internal revolt and questions about his compliance with ethics rules.
Wilkie appeared in the White House press briefing room Thursday to accept a check for the amount of Trump's first-quarter salary, which he donated to the agency.
Trump revealed his decision during a prison reform event at the White...
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Trump announces he will nominate acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie to become department's permanent leader

8 monthes ago   |   By The Washington Post

Trump named Wilkie VA's acting secretary in March, upon firing David Shulkin.
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Trump says nominating Wilkie to be Veterans Affairs secretary

8 monthes ago   |   By Union Leader

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said on Friday he will nominate Robert Wilkie to take over as secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, replacing David Shulkin who was pushed out of the job over alleged ethics problems.Wilkie has been serving as acting secretary of the department since...
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Trump announces new nomination for secretary of Veterans Affairs

Trump announces new nomination for secretary of Veterans Affairs

8 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

President Trump announced Friday that he was nominating acting secretary Robert Wilkie to head up the troubled Department of Veterans Affairs. The president a day earlier donated 25 percent of his $400,000 annual salary to the VA, and Wilkie was at the White House to accept the check from spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders. The VA...
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Trump taps Wilkie as next Veterans Affairs secretary

8 monthes ago   |   By Politico

President Donald Trump on Friday announced he would tap current acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie to be the department's next permanent leader, joking that he had “ruined the surprise” for the previously unaware Wilkie. A former aide to Sen. Thom Tillis and Pentagon official, Wilkie must be confirmed by the Senate before becoming the VA's permanent leader.
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