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Fresh update on "ronnie jackson" discussed on the NewsWorthy
"Hoping to learn more about this. The pentagon's watchdog says a current congressman behaved inappropriately on several occasions when he was the top doctor in the white house. This is all about dr. Ronnie jackson he now represents texas in the us house but before that he was the white house physician during both the obama and trump presidencies while the pentagon's inspector general's office which looks out for any misconduct has been investigating jackson for years and just released report with its findings. It's as jackson sexually harassed. A woman curse debt and bullied his staff and would sometimes drink alcohol on the job. The report says these allegations are based on official documents and interviews with nearly eighty witnesses. But jackson says they're not true he says he's the subject of a political hit job because he would not turn his back on president trump. We'll keep in mind. This is not the first time. These sorts of allegations have come out about jackson. Trump had nominated him to become his veterans affair secretary but eventually pulled that nomination. When some of this controversy. I came to light well. He ended up getting elected to congress back in november. And he now sits on a committee that oversees military personnel. Cnn reports members of congress were briefed on the inspector general's findings. But at this point it's.
Fresh update on "ronnie jackson" discussed on All In with Chris Hayes
"Energy than just about anybody there. How a guy who eats mcdonald's diet cokes and it never exercises isn't as good a shape as you say it's called genetics. I don't know it's some people have just gray genes. I told the president that if you had a healthier dot over the last twenty years you might live to be two hundred years old. I don't know i mean. He has incredible. He has incredible jeans. I just assume. If i if i if i didn't watch what i i wouldn't i wouldn't have in the the cardiac and overall health that he has i mean maybe his stamina comes from the fact. He doesn't to plead his natural energy battery by exercising. Thought of that now long after that suspiciously glowing assessment. That trump nominated ronnie jackson. Delete the department of veterans affairs. Jackson ultimately withdrew amid allegations. He was abusive to staff. Handed out prescription pain medications like candy and wrecked government after getting drunk at a secret service going away. Party jackson denied those claims. Ronnie jackson then ran for congress out of texas tying himself tightly to trump and winning a seat last year to serve the us house of representatives but after jackson's failed via nomination the pentagon inspector general initiate investigation into conduct and the white house. Today that g released that report and it's just absolutely scathing citing interviews with dozens of staff. The i found that jackson drank alcohol made sexual comments subordinates. And took the senate of ambien or working as white house physician wash talk also found the jackson. Mistreated subordinates and disparage belittled bullied and humiliated. Jackson says the report is false part of a democratic plot to tarnish him because i have refused to turn my back on president trump. Ronnie jackson was elected to congress of a very very very safe republican district. If the kind of district where candidates have incentive to goes far right as possible to win the primary there are reforms out there that could keep ronnie jackson the world maybe out of office and they are being voted on in the house tonight. That's next the.
Fresh update on "ronnie jackson" discussed on All In with Chris Hayes
"Remember ronnie jackson. That was trump's former doctor turned. Now texas congressman. Well there's a scathing new report detailing what exactly. He was doing while working the white house. And that's the now departed forty fifth president. United states is not exactly a model of healthy living a notorious fast food. Aficionado trump didn't believe in exercise according to a book from to washington post reporters because the human body was like a battery the finite amount of energy which exercise only depleted so. He didn't work. I love that theory by the way truly love it. That is extremely not true. Of course for the record trump never released his full medical records in office and he was so eager to keep his medical history private that you might remember his former doctor herald bornstein who declared donald trump would be the healthiest present. United states history said later that trump's goons rated his office and took away his medical records when he got into office. We were all treated to the surreal proclamations of trump's first white house dr ronnie jackson. Who in two thousand eighteen tried to have us believe that trump was actually in just incredible health with these fourteen sixteen hour days and you the staff is just spent after awhile and you're just like man. When are we going to the hotel. And i'll tell you out of everybody there. The president had more stamina more.
Fresh update on "ronnie jackson" discussed on WTOP 24 Hour News
"Three women have now accused New York Governor Andrew Cuomo of inappropriate behavior. And today the governor addressed those accusations. He apologized but said he would not resign. Governor Cuomo sounded contrite. I never ever meant To offend anyone or heard anyone, but he tried to make one thing clear. I never touched anyone inappropriate, and he said he is not going to step down. I'm not going to resign. I work for the people of the state of New York, Cuomo repeatedly said he is sorry I apologized today. I will apologize tomorrow. The governor said he understands that sensitivities have changed and behavior has changed. Cuomo said he will fully cooperate with investigations. Steve Futterman CBS News Pentagon inspector general's investigation, says former White House position Ronnie Jackson made sexual and denigrating comments about a female subordinate and violated the policy for drinking while on a presidential trip report also says he took sleeping pills, prompting concerns about his ability to provide proper care to the president. Accent is now a Republican congressman representing taxes. He disputes the claims of drinking while on duty, calls the investigation politically motivated just ahead a story out of Maryland, about a former police chief facing charges of arson and attempted murder. We'll go in depth with w T. O.
Fresh update on "ronnie jackson" discussed on NPR News Now
"Live from npr news. I'm jack speer. President biden says states like texas and mississippi are making a big mistake by ending their mask. Mandates and each rosco reports public health officials are worn coronavirus cases have started to slowly tick back up in the past week president biden. The us has made progress in distributing vaccines but now is not the time the ease up restrictions that help prevent the spread of the virus. Lusting news poll. Thinking that in the meantime everything's fine. Take off your mask. forget it. It still matters texas governor greg. Abbott issued an order. That will live. The state's mask mandate next week. It will also allow businesses to operate at one hundred percent capacity. Mississippi governor tate reeves issued a similar order. The governor's argued that cases have fallen so people should be able to make their own decisions about safety. I sh- roscoe. Npr news the white house. President beyene was excoriating. Texas governor greg abbott. The state's republican senator john cornyn was rushing to his defense. According to qs ing the biden administration of fearmongering saying battling the coronavirus involves more than wearing mass. This is not just a one dimensional problem. We need to look at the whole thing. And i think Governor abbot in the state of texas. I'm proud of the work. We've done cornyn. Also appears to be joining a group of senate. Republicans lining up against the administration's proposed one point nine trillion dollar. Kobe relief bill cornyn sang. The bill contains money for states to spend on projects that have nothing to do with the pandemic senate. Democrats need a simple majority to push the package through to the next step. A newly released report shows the pentagon's inspector general found former white house physician. Ronnie jackson bullied his staff and made sexual comments. Npr's quil lawrence reports. Jackson now serves in congress former admiral. Ronnie jackson was physician to president obama and trump his nomination by trump to lead veterans affairs in two thousand. Eighteen sank allegations from many former staff but the pentagon report into possible misconduct was only released now. Months after jackson was elected to congress as a republican from texas. The pentagon report found that jackson violated military regulations when he quote disparaged little bullied and humiliated his white house medical staff and made sexual and denigrating statements to subordinates and was intoxicated while on duty in a statement jackson denied all the charges and said he is the target of a political hit job because he's refused to turn his back on former president trump quil lawrence. Npr news the latest. Look at the service sector. The area of the economy that employees in the majority of americans shows while growth continued last month. It did so at a slower pace institute for supply management says it service sector index declined. Three point four percent from january coming in at fifty five point five percent stocks lost ground today. The dow is down one hundred twenty one points. The nasdaq fell three hundred and sixty one points. This is npr federal officials. Say about two hundred thousand people have signed up. Since the biden administration announce it was reopening registration for healthcare coverage under the affordable care act otherwise known as obamacare for binding announced a temporary reopening of dot gov is part of an initiative to help people who've either lost their jobs were coverage. Be able to sign up for more health. Care the opportunity to sign up for subsidized healthcare under the plan remains open through may fifteenth nominee to become the next deputy secretary of state faced questions at her confirmation hearing today about her previous job in the department. Wendy sherman was the lead negotiator of the iran. Nuclear deal is npr's michele keleman explains wendy. Sherman says it will be a tough road ahead to return to the nuclear deal with the trump administration. Left she's trying to reassure senators that they will be consulted as the biden administration tries to revive diplomacy with iran. The decisions that need to be taken will be along. The lines of those laid out by the president united states the secretary of state and indeed have to be decide on the merits of where we are today not nostalgia for what might have been she was testifying alongside brian mckeown. Who's been tapped to be a deputy secretary of state for management michelle kellerman. Npr news the state department. Conic las vegas competent. Help to change the nature of the casino business. Las vegas sands says it's selling its venetian casino resort and its sands expo and convention center for six and a half quarter billion dollars while the names will remain. The company led by sheldon adelson until his death is effectively ending. Us operations this is npr..
Former Trump physician Ronny Jackson projected to win House GOP primary in Texas
"The AP is projecting President Trump's former physician. Ronnie Jackson Win the GOP nomination for a congressional seat in Texas and former GOP Congressman Pete sessions who lost his? Dallas after twenty years, is projected to win a runoff in a different district in Waco.
"ronnie jackson" Discussed on KFI AM 640
"To Ronnie Jackson's misconduct as head of the White House medical units. Trump loves this guy. This is the guy that was trotted out in the White House briefing room to talk about this being a president who's in better shape than anybody in the world is a fine man behind him. I let it be his choice. But his man who has just been an extraordinary person his family extraordinary success. Great, doctor, great everything, and he has to listen to the abuse that he's just I wouldn't if I were him. Actually in many ways, I'd love to be him he nominated Ronnie Jackson to become veterans affairs secretary last year in a bunch of people said, wait a minute. This guy is not qualified for the job. Now, he faces all these accusations that he was drinking on the job over prescribing medications, creating a hostile work environment while he was serving in the White House medical unit, and by the way, he's under investigation by the Pentagon this continues. I mean, this is not just this wasn't a thing where people made up stories, and then it just kind of went away. The Pentagon opening a full on investigation into this guy. He seems like a good time guy. Yes. He does seem like a good time guy like he might put fireball in his cider or someone else's the theme of the theme of the president's state of the union address will be sort of an optimistic one. According to the White House. They say that the title of this state of the union address is choosing greatness. And they talked about five themes that the president is going to zero in on speech last week the. The idea was unity, and I was getting already all weekend long speech about unity. I was getting fired up for it as well. I don't know what you're gonna do with that run of t shirts that you made that all said unity. Alright I have. Or whatever you're eating and drinking game surrounding unity ideas to change it to what is it greatness inspiring American greatness that is this the paper that you're drinking game is on right here. Got the.
Senate confirms Pentagon official Robert Wilkie as VA secretary
"The Senate. Has confirmed Robert Wilkie to be the next secretary of veterans affairs vote the. As eighty six the Naser nine the confirmation is the nomination is confirmed the. Vote was unusual because it was not unanimous some Democrats and an independent Bernie Sanders opposed his confirmation Sanders says his vote was a protest against privatizing veterans health care the VA has a big job taking, care, of the nation's. Twenty million veterans it's the second largest department and the federal government behind the department of defense senators from both. Sides? Of the aisle are hoping, that we'll keep confirmation will settle a leadership struggle. That's been playing out all year at the department here to tell us more is NPR veterans correspondent quil Lawrence high quill hierarchy it's been a really tumultuous time at the VA tell us about. Robert Wilkie president's choice to lead the. Organization right like you. Say the leadership the VA's been sort of unclear almost since January, the previous, secretary was fired by tweet and the president's first choice To fill that. Post cut Ronnie Ronnie Jackson collapsed under allegations of misconduct Robert Wilkie seems like a safer pick he's a military veteran and he's also a Washington veteran he's worked for Republican lawmakers and at the Pentagon he's, he's, been confirmed by. The Senate before and the Republican chair of the veterans committee was in fact kind of pushing to get him. Confirmed? Quick apparently to settle this, internal fight over leadership at the you've been reporting. On this internal fight bring us up to speed on what's happening Schulkin was the previous secretary David Schulkin? Was, pushed out in March, after weeks of open conflict with other White House appointees now the current acting secretary Peter or work with sort, of part of that conflict and since? Then he's clashed with the inspector general over handling whistle blower information there's. Been an exodus of senior staff at other. Career officials have been transferred away to less important jobs. As some people have talked about an atmosphere obsessed with loyalty to the president not just to the VA's mission and how does Robert. Wilkie fit into that we're we're gonna find out but we'll see whether his staffing choices are, sort of in line with these. Other appointees from the White House or. Is he able to overrule them it's worth knowing this. Isn't a sort of a Republican versus Democrats thing. Many of the high profile departures were Republicans it's more a fight over which direction the VA's going and we'll also see how soon to be secretary Wilkie secretary Wilkie implements a bunch of reforms that have already been passed by congress some of, which are related to the way VA pays As for private. Care this debate over private care has been bubbling at the VA for years now are we talking about privatization here yeah the as always for many, years has paid for vets to, see private doctors and under the previous VA secretary David Shokhin increase that to? About, thirty percent of appointments, but he said when he was fired that wasn't enough he said he was pushed out for resisting an ideological, push to hand VA healthcare entirely over? To the private sector now incoming secretary Wilkie has promised in in hearings. That he's against privatization most vets oppose privatization. But there's a budget fight coming up at the at. The VA to to fund reforms and we're going to have to watch how Wilkie handles that to get an idea where he's leading. The department NPR's quil Lawrence thanks call thank you Ari.
President Trump, President and Press Secretary discussed on Phil's Gang
"So we know that condition in that condition will be part of the investigation of the people who die belong to one in the NFL family White House, press secretary. Sarah Sanders says it's nothing new for President Trump to take a strong stance against the Iranian government. The president's been, I think, pretty strong since day one and his language towards Iran, he was responding to comments made from them, and he's going to continue to focus on the safety insecurity of American people. Late Sunday night. The president tweeted in all capital letters. Never ever threaten the United States again, or you will suffer consequences. The likes of which few throughout history have ever suffered before the senators easily confirmed Robert Welke as the next secretary, the Veterans Administration Wilkie is President Trump's third choice for the job in eighteen months following David Schulkin who was fired and White House physician Ronnie Jackson who withdrew his name from consideration. Wilkie is a former assistant secretary of defense under President. George W Bush Capitol Hill correspondent Wally Hines. The death toll from twin. Wildfires raged through Greek seaside areas looks to set to increase to around fifty after rescue crews reported finding the bodies, of more than twenty people huddled closely together near a beach north east of the capital Athens Greece has sought international help through the European Union is fires on either side of Athens..
Erdogan seeks to cement power in Turkey's high-stakes votes
"One hundred and fifty two thousand signatures telling it to cancel this order advocates are asking amazon to stop marketing recognition government agencies because of privacy issues they say can be used to discriminate against minorities amazon says it can be used for fighting human trafficking and finding lost children correspondent jeremy house pulls up in for turkey's high stakes presidential and parliamentary elections sunday which could consolidate president hold on power or curtail his political ambitions voters began gathering outside polling centres to cast their ballots in the elections that complete turkeys transition to a new executive presidential system this is townhall dot com donald trump ginger hit the road in montana's senatorial race the president's son urge montana republicans to rally against senator jon tester in the fall election charging the two term democrat had fallen out of step with the state's voters on issues ranging from immigration to gun control tester came into presidential crosshairs after releasing allegations in spring that derailed the white house's veterans affairs nominee dr ronnie jackson speaking at the montana republican party's annual convention in billings the president's son warned that democrats are highly motivated heading into the november election but suggested tester remains vulnerable rhonda rock show reporting south carolina lawmaker who defeated us representative mark sanford is reelection bid was seriously injured in the vehicle crash friday and require weeks of recovery and more procedures state representative katie errington underwent surgery for her injuries and was recovering saturday at charleston area hospital of these stories at townhall dot com i've patrick fos dennis prager at one michael medved at.
Turkey's Erdogan set for big reelection win
"Cavity investors are siding with privacy and civil rights advocates are urging the tech guy to halt a powerful face recognition tool use five police the american civil liberties union is heading up the effort against amazon's recognition project the aclu is delivered to the company seattle headquarters petition with a hundred and fifty two thousand signatures telling it to cancel this order advocates are asking amazon to stop marketing recognition government agencies because of privacy issues they say can be used to discriminate against minorities amazon says it can be used for fighting human trafficking and finding lost children corresponded jeremy house pulls up and for turkey's high stakes presidential and parliamentary elections sunday which could consolidate president air john's hold on power or curtail his political ambitions voters began gathering outside polling centres to cast their ballots in the elections that complete turkeys transition to a new executive presidential system this is townhall dot com donald trump junior hit the road in montana's senatorial race the president's son urged montana republicans to rally against senator jon tester in the fall election charging the two term democrat had fallen out of step with the state's voters on issues ranging from immigration to gun control tester came into presidential crosshairs after releasing allegations in spring that derailed the white house's veterans affairs nominee dr ronnie jackson speaking at the montana republican party's annual convention in billings the president's son warned that democrats are highly motivated heading into the november election but suggested tester remains vulnerable rhonda rock reporting a south carolina lawmaker who defeated us representative mark sanford his reelection bid was seriously injured in the vehicle crash friday.
Ronny Jackson is being investigated by Defense Department inspector general
"In the cake you weedy studios in san francisco he and rachel martin we'll have more morning edition coming up now though on this tuesday morning it's npr news headlines at three forty two this is michael state from npr news in washington i'm dave mattingly the pentagon's inspector general is investigating rear admiral ronnie jackson as npr's quil lawrence reports jackson was president trump's choice to lead the department of veterans affairs before he withdrew amid a series of allegations critics say the president nominated jackson to head the va without doing any vetting so the white house was unprepared when dozens of allegations of professional misconduct sunk the nomination some of those charges are serious enough that the pentagon's inspector general has launched an investigation that could potentially end jackson's military career eight states are holding primaries today with democrats needing twenty three seats to regain control of the house in november california's congressional races are getting a lot of attention in addition more than two dozen candidates are seeking to replace california's governor jerry brown in the fall in iowa acclaimed masters with iowa public radio says five candidates are seeking to take on republican governor kim reynolds democrats in iowa see this race as one of their last shots republicans control both chambers of the legislature and the governor's office fred hubble a wealthy businessman has been leading in the polls recently the race was shaken when a rising star in the democratic party suspended his campaign after three women accused him of sexual misconduct governor kim reynolds is unopposed in the republican primary other states holding primaries today include alabama mississippi and new jersey i'm dave mattingly in washington i'm peter doubt imagine the fear of driving down the highway and seen another car going the wrong direction fairly right towards you police say it's more common than you think they say they get one per shift last year they had over seven hundred calls in for wrong way driver now arizona is using new.
Ronny Jackson is being investigated by Defense Department inspector general
"Voters approved governor arnold schwarzenegger pushed it through in twenty ten and it's gonna play since two thousand twelve and unlike a traditional primary where the democrats go to the polls on primary day choose one candidate the republicans and other they had to the fall all of the candidates regardless of party affiliation or on one ballot and all of them go up against each other at the top two advance in november so you could have two democrats running you could have republicans running abc political director recline in la the pentagon's investigating the president's personal physician and former va secretary pick rear admiral ronnie jackson most americans i heard from dr ronnie jackson when he presented the president's annual physical report is overall health is excellent he has incredible jeans the president then picked admiral jackson around the va and jackson withdrew his name after questions about his performance at work the defense department's inspector general now looking into those allegations to see if they should take any action andy field abc news washington movie producer harvey weinstein dune a manhattan court today to face.
Ronny Jackson is being investigated by Defense Department inspector general
"He's going to face a lot of pushback about those tariffs on aluminum and steel that he said last week he's going forward with no for us allies you have justin trudeau of canada emmanuel macron of france theresa may of uk saying this is a bad decision by the president and they're certainly talking about retaliatory measures they're also very concerned about this message it sends about the partnership who between the us and these countries and i think the president's going to get an earful that doesn't mean it's going to move him an inch last year he got an earful at the same summit from world leaders about the paris climate agreement ultimately he pulled the us out thanks for the update we'll talk soon have a great day that's komo's tom hutler the pentagon is investigating the president's personal physician and former va secretary pick rear admiral ronnie jackson abc's andy field has details most americans i heard from dr ronnie jackson when he presented the president's annual physical report is overall health is excellent he has incredible jeans president then picked admiral jackson around the va and jackson with drew his name after questions about his performance at work the defense department's inspector general now looking into those allegations to see if they should take any action andy field abc news washington komo news time four forty time for an update.
Ronny Jackson investigated by Defense Department inspector general
"Last week have been identified today they have names ernestine ryan's america lied and both of springfield massachusetts kayla escalante of ludlow the hamden da held a news conference today he said he didn't know how or when the women died just yet he did say the two had been missing for some time well today stewart weldon whose mom owns the home face new charges of rape and kidnapping it was ordered held on a combined two million dollars bail in both cases now he has not been charged with any crimes related to the discovery of the bodies but again the investigation goes on he is locked up constitutionalists pundits and scholars are weighing in on presidential pardons this afternoon in this case though presidential pardon of a president by a president meaning donald trump this morning as you know by now the president tweeted he had the absolute right to pardon himself but why would he when he's done nothing wrong cbs justice correspondent paula reed says the commander in chief part in power is pretty absolute in the end it's very expensive but the idea of hardening yourself suggests that you are above the law which makes it more of a political question that illegal one even if you could for vail at the highest court in the land politic pardoning yourself makes you look really guilty by the way all of this came on the heels of a twenty page letter finally revealed that was sent a special counsel robert muller from trump's legal team it argued the president cannot be indicted subpoenaed or found guilty of obstruction of justice because of his position as chief law enforcement officer as commander in chief the pentagon turning its microscope on former va secretary nominee rear admiral ronnie jackson today most americans i heard from dr roddy jackson when he presented the president's annual physical report is overall health is excellent he has incredible jeans president then picked admiral jackson around the va and jackson withdrew his name after questions about his performance at work the defense department's inspector general now looking into those allegations to see if they should take any action andy field abc news washington friend named drug prices rising faster than seniors can keep up with them i'm vicki barker so we'll have that story coming up right now we check your ride is we check traffic and weather together mike king is here with.
Va, Ronnie Jackson and White House discussed on NPR News Now
"Live from npr news in washington i'm louise schiavone investigators are still piecing together what happened early this morning one is student opened fire at santa fe high school in southeast texas at least nine people are confirmed dead ten are wounded laurie johnson from houston public media tells us seventeen year old dimitrius pagor cheese is charged with capital murder authorities say the gunman used at least two firearms in the attack along with explosives flanked by senator ted cruz and other state and local officials governor greg abbott said we need to do more than just pray for the victims and their families the governor said he'll put together roundtable discussions beginning next week where we will assemble all stakeholders to begin to work immediately on swift solutions to prevent tragedies like this from ever happening again abbott mentioned the need for better background checks and mental health screenings he also urged parents to lock up their firearms for npr news i'm laurie johnson in houston a forty two year old man with no previous felony record fired shots today in the lobby of the trump national durell resort in south florida while shouting antitrump rhetoric when police arrived he exchanged fire with them he was wounded and taken into custody president trump made a surprise announcement of his new nominee to lead veterans affairs and yards quil lawrence reports the acting secretary has been nominated apparently without telling him in advance president trump announced that acting va secretary robert wilkie will be nominated for the cabinet post wilkie is a pentagon official but he's been busy during his short time at va helping to push reforms through congress and signing a ten billion dollar overhaul to the va's electronic medical record system trump's previous nominee to lead the va was white house physician ronnie jackson his bid sank under allegations of professional misconduct wilkie is seen as a safe choice since he has run a large government bureaucracy before as.
Vice president Mike Pence's doctor resigning
"Conviction abc's aaron katersky reporting another white house resignation this time the doctor assigned to vice president mike pence and it may be related to a confrontation between pence's doctor then president trump's physician the vice president's physician dr jennifer penna resigning from the white house medical unit but no one in mike pence's office will say why last fall dr penna reportedly expressed concerns about mr trump's physician ronnie jackson and how he handled the case involving vice president pence his wife karen the pens team saying the medical unit would respond to questions but so far no comment on the resignation that's abc's andy field or hoarding here are your political insights from abc news president trump says his attorney rudy giuliani didn't have his facts straight when he talked about mr trump's reimbursements for the stormy daniels payments when rudy made this statement foodies grace but rudy it just started had he wasn't totally familiar with every with everything but the president didn't explain what exactly giuliani got wrong working hard a few hours later giuliani released a statement intended to clarify his views insisting the payment was a personal matter having nothing to do with the campaign he also said quote my references to timing were not describing my understanding of the president's knowledge but instead my understanding of these matters and president trump's setting the stage for his meeting with north korea's kim jong hoon being scheduled we now have a date and we have a location he says that announcement is coming soon and those are your political insights i'm are let signs abc news komo aaa traffic every ten minutes on the fours that we're getting a generally good looking flow traffic just a reminder that the southbound i five in thome up these being detoured to northbound seventy five state route five oh nine and southbound oh five that work will be going on until five o'clock and it looks though we've cleared up i ninety eastbound that was west of the mercer island way for a problem most blocking the right lane things moving well on the evergreen point floating bridge and no problems on the narrows into coma your next report at four zero four i mike conklin komo news hi good morning everybody hey we're gonna.
Vice president Mike Pence's doctor resigning
"The oracle of omaha speaks investors listen and it led to a rally to end the week the dow closed up three hundred thirty points the nasdaq up one twelve and the sp thirty one on the plus side apple stocks rose three and a half percent after warren buffett said his berkshire hathaway company bought another seventy five million shares of the company stock apple is up twelve and a half percent for the week a solid earnings report also contributing to the gain that gives berkshire more than two hundred forty million shares altogether and pushed its stock price up by more than one and a half percent alphabet the parent company of google and cisco systems both up around two percent employer stepped up hiring modestly in april adding just over one hundred sixty thousand jobs that was enough to push unemployment nationally below four percent for the first time since the year two thousand down to three point nine percent average hourly earnings rose two point six percent from a year ago in line with economists expectations daria albinger abc news commode twists in a murder case that captivated the nation in the nineteen seventies michael skakel's connection to the kennedy family made his conviction explosive it has now been overturned nearly a half century after the murder of martha moxley the connecticut supreme court said his trial counsel michael sherman the fame trial attorney was deficient and that's why they overturned the conviction abc's aaron katersky reporting another white house resignation this time the doctor assigned to vice president mike pence and it may be related to a confrontation between pence's doctor then president trump's physician the vice president's physician dr jennifer penna resigning from the white house medical unit but no one in mike pence's office will say why last fall dr penny reportedly expressed concerns about mr trump's physician ronnie jackson and how he handled the case involving vice president pence his wife karen the pens team saying the medical unit would respond to questions but so far no comment on the resignation that's abc's andy field reporting here are your political insights from abc news president trump says his attorney.
Vice president Mike Pence's doctor resigning
"To you by montana accura located on montano just west of i twenty five president trump is a sharing those gathered at the nra convention in dallas that he will always protect their second amendment rights trump said it makes no sense by to outlaw guns like someone to do if we're going to outlaw gun show many people want to do democrats you better get out then we will get and you know what i was gonna say we are going to have to outlaw immediately all at all now the new form of with a maniac terrorists dr jennifer painting of the white house position assigned the vice president mike pence resigned her office and correspondent mona roger reports from capitol hill that he comes in the wake of reports stating that pence dr raised concerns within the white house last fall that president trump's dr ronnie jackson may have violated federal privacy protections for pence his wife karen concern raised by vice presidents dr that perhaps dr jackson did disclose private information ronnie jackson angrily confronted the physician for the vice president on multiple occasions i in a way that almost caused the doctor to nearly resign at the time hawaii civil defense officials say extremely high levels of sulfur dioxide gas have been detected in areas near the eruption of kilowatt volcano on the big island there are warning people from those areas that are very important for elderly and young people and those with respiratory problems to leave immediately early exposure to sulfur dioxide gasping causing irritation or burns sore throat twenty noses burning eyes and coughing nearly fifteen hundred residents were ordered to evacuate from their volcano side homes after that volcano erupted set molten lava through force land and bubbling up on pay streets today star wars fans all over the world of celebrate the galaxy far far away may fourth became star wars day after fans took the punt may the fourth be with you to the next level star wars day was created by fans after they were able to connect with one another around the globe in the film company created star wars lucasfilm has fully embraced the day right now it is sixty six degrees in albuquerque our next update at two o'clock i'm pat alan on ninety four point five fm and am seven seventy newsradio scott stigler show now at a brand new time.
Police called on two Native American students taking college tour
"The city today lots of sunshine high seventy this afternoon tonight clear and mild low forty five tomorrow sunny the warm up continues with a high of seventy seven on sunday we'll see a few clouds roll in it won't be quite as warm high seventy two and there's a ten percent chance relate day thunderstorm yeah that's it just a ten percent chance from cbs four i'm ashton altieri on koa newsradio eight fifty am and ninety four one fm is mostly sunny and sixty two degrees c you and fort collins says it's viewing procedures after a case of racial profiling evolving to perspective students thomas and lloyd gray borrowed their mom's car in new mexico and drove seven hours to visit csu's wizardry in school but when they joined a campus tour another mom who was part of that call the police to say the boys were native american were making her nervous description did she give the quiet ones their mom can't believe campus police pulled them out of the tour and frisk them s you is now offering to reimburse the boys for the tour and pay their way for another one in golden today a gun salute at the fallen officers memorial the name of douglas county deputies zachary perish was added to the memorial along with the names of five officers who died years ago but had never been properly honored next year we know the two more names will be added to the memorial el paso county sheriff's deputy mike affleck and adams county deputy heath gum another white house resignation today this time the doctor assigned a vice president mike pence this may be related to a confrontation between pence's doctor and president trump's physician the vice president's physician dr jennifer penna resigning from the white house medical unit but no one in mike pence's office will say why last fall dr penna reportedly expressed concerns about mr trump's physician ronnie jackson and how he handled the case involving vice president pence his wife karen the pens team saying the medical unit would respond to questions but so far no comment on the resignation that's abc's andy field president trump says an announcement will come soon about a high profile.
"ronnie jackson" Discussed on The Tom Leykis Show
"A person familiar with the matter said there was a letter from bornstein from then white house dr ronnie jackson but didn't know if there was a release form attached nbc's nbc's medical correspondent dr john torres said if ronnie jackson was the treating doctor and he was asking for his patients paperwork doctor is obligated to give it to him to ensure continuity of care it bought has to be given in a secure fashion nobody who doesn't have hippo clearance can see the patient records nbc legal analyst danny cevallos said that patients generally own their medical information but the original record is the property of the provider new york state law requires that a doctor maintain records for at least six years so a doctor who hands over his original records runs the risk of violating new york state law said savalas bornstein said the original and only copy of trump's charts including lab reports under trump's name as well as under the pseudonyms his office used for trump were taken another man trump organization chief legal officer alan ghardaia join schiller's team at bornstein's office and bornstein's wife melissa photocopied is business card garden declined to comment on this story schiller who loved the white house in september twenty seventeen did not immediately respond to a request for comment asked about the incident by halle jackson of nbc news on tuesday afternoon white house press secretary sarah huckabee sanders said isn't she always lying she said that taking possession of medical records was quote standard operating procedure for a new president really why we never heard of this and that it was no it was not accurate that's misprint was not accurate to characterize what happened is they quote rate sanders said quote these records were being transferred over to the white house medical unit as requested anyway the story goes on bottom why trump's doctor harold bornstein claims that these three guys representing trump burst into his office and stole trump's medical records that twenty six i don't know about patient confidentiality or medical records or whatever i just know this sounds awfully strange and it does not like sound like anything standard i've never heard of anything like this if you doesn't matter i haven't asked about this in a long time but.
'Candy man' Ronny Jackson 'won't return as Trump's personal physician'
"The iheartradio app you can download that app for free after dropping out of the nomination process to become va secretary dr ronnie jackson is also out as president trump's personal physician a white house official tells abc news that he will be back in the white house medical unit but will not be the president's personal doctor dr shawn connelly will continue in the role that he took over while jackson was going through the confirmation process correspondent tara palmeri reporting from the white house to kayakers or rescued from the charles river after getting stuck under a bridge firefighters helped the couple trapped in the water for about twenty minutes yesterday underneath the elm street bridge in waltham authorities say due to recent rain the river was flowing faster than usual bbc news time coming up on eight eleven time for us to head to the ace hticket dot com sports studio and mr adam kaufman busy weekend busy night.
Military Academy Under Attack in Afghanistan, 9 Dead
"Bbc's karyn regal has more from the scene this is a very residential streets are typical inside route one twenty eighth street with single and two family homes lining it witnesses here tell me if this was earlier or during the week you'd have a lot of kids out in the street a lot of people heading to work a lot of people trying to get out the silver suv witnesses say came down the street too fast the middlesex da says the juvenile was arrested when he eventually crashed into a bank a double suicide bombing in afghanistan kills twenty five people and injured fortyfive others cbs's vicki barker is at the foreign desk this was the scene shortly after the twin suicide attacks the i bomber drove a motorcycle at the headquarters of the afghan intelligence service located in kabul's embassy quarter when a crowd of journalists rushed to the scene a second attacker on foot detonated his bomb in the middle of them deliberately targeting the journalists and afp photographer and a cameraman for a local tv station are among the dead isis claiming responsibility cbs news and this just in this morning a suicide car bomber targeting a nato convoy has killed eleven children at a religious school in the southern canada heart province five nato soldiers and two policemen were also injured leaving sudbury regional high school students are walking out of class this morning protesting the alleged inadequate handling of a student's sexual assault report demonstration comes after a fifteen year old female student filed a federal lawsuit alleging the schools leaders failed to fully investigate her assault report and then ostracized her while failing to punish the two boys suspected in the attack students will spend fifteen minutes and silent demonstration on the school fields bleachers where the alleged attack occurred in twenty thirteen dr ronnie jackson will not return as president trump's personal physician after abandoning his nomination to be the secretary of veterans affairs navy officer sean connolly took over as the president's dr last month and will reportedly continue in that role white house officials dr jack jason has returned to the white house medical unit but no longer as the physician to the president still to come this morning celtics and bruins both would second round playoff games tonight and the red sox back at it as well pretty good for late april more coming up in sports bbc news time sonitpur traffic and weather together on this monday morning the subaru retailers of doing that all wheel drive traffic on the threes get busy out there let's check in.
Journalists Among the Dead as Twin Suicide Bombings Kill at Least 25 People in Kabul
"And israel's so soon after being confirmed is part of the message here i it's a reaffirmation of the ties between the us and israel and second it's a message that the trump administration sees eye to eye with israel and specifically prime minister benjamin netanyahu when it comes to iraq and afghan officials says the death toll from a bomb attack in kabul has now reached twenty five with forty five people reported wounded a public health ministry spokesperson gave the latest casualty tolls for the twin suicide bombings late sunday the afghan capital two journalists and afp photographer and cameraman or among the dead no one's claimed responsibility for the attack but both taliban isis are active and have repeatedly claimed attacks in kabul of the leaders of north and south korea are still trying to figure out the time and location of their proposed meeting for sanchez has more previously there were a number of different possible destinations for this proposed meeting between kim jong un and donald trump to take place the president announced on friday that they had whittled down to two possible locations still no indication of where the two leaders will meet but certainly a lot of the positive rhetoric surrounding the events in the north korean peninsula of the past week has led to a belief that there is momentum toward that meeting actually taking place is back at his old job friday but it looks like that was the last day for dr ronnie jackson white house physician published reports claim jackson will not come back because the president's personal doctor after its failed bid to become secretary of veterans affairs i'm elliot francis listening to chicago's only independent progressive talk station twenty am wctc willis brings in ninety two point five fm dekalb chicago's progressive talk today.
Guns banned for Vice President Mike Pence’s speech at NRA convention
"Merger of t mobile and sprint the deal in the works for years is subject to federal approval president trump has a full schedule this week including meetings with the national teacher of the year the us military academy football team the crew of southwest flight thirteen eighty and the president of nigeria and he may also travel to dallas on wednesday to address the national rifle association's annual convention the website politico says dr ronnie jackson will not return to his old job as white house physician this after he gave up his nomination to head the va another navy doctor shawn conley who took the job when jackson was nominated will now stay on no more big loudspeakers blasting propaganda across the korean border south korea's removing the speakers it says it expects north korea to do the same both sides turned off their speakers last week i'm richard johnson now what's trendy on wb ap and wbz dot com brown the wb ap classic buick gmc of carrollton news desk i'm steve coming legally carry guns we'll be allowed during the national rifle association convention in dallas this week but not during vice president mike pence's appearance at the event pants is speaking at the nra's institute for legislative action leadership forum at noon friday at the k bailey hutchinson convention center arena the us secret service will be responsible for security so firearms knives.
"ronnie jackson" Discussed on The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell
"In a week where the trump administration has been convulsed by chaos and contradiction those are the washington post's words the most damaging moment for donald trump may have been the mess surrounding his failed va nominee dr ronnie jackson here's what the president said today about jackson ronnie jackson admiral doctor is one of the finest men that i've met over the list long period of time high quality high quality family i just met them and i explained what happened i explained that washington can be very mean place the false accusations that were made about him by senator tester from great state i don't think that state is gonna put up with it i've had it happened to me with the russian collusion hoax to hoax but i came into the job understanding that things happen he didn't he's an american hero and i think he's been treated very unfairly he may be treated unfairly but the person who treated ronnie jackson unfairly is donald trump at least if you believe group of republican senator speaking on the record to the daily beast today they described the white house's handling of the nomination as unorganized at best and negligent at worst from start to finish john cornyn the number two senate republicans saying quote i don't think the preparation for the announcement of the nomination was done and once it was made i feel like jackson was hung out there by himself trump officials are apparently now doing the vetting of jackson that they should have done before nominating him and in the words of senator cornyn hanging out there by himself the washington post reporting quote the white house today said officials had conducted a thorough review of jackson's vehicle record and found three minor incidents but no evidence that he wrecked a car after drinking at a secret service going away party as was alleged this week would have been handy to know that two days ago wouldn't it joining us now is betsy woodruff politics reporter for the daily beast also joining.
"ronnie jackson" Discussed on Boston Herald Radio
"You're right well so that's why there's so many i guess right i mean that's from my perspective that sort of that ramp and that was the democrats fall so they ramp things up to whatever but i mean i think there's an explanation as to sort of four exact point we can point to as to why it took x amount of time for that to start happening with obama yeah i think you might be right i mean i think a political scientists would tell you that bipartisan cooperation in the senate year after year for probably the last twenty years has been going down both parties are to blame and there's never really a time where it's flows up bipartisan cooperation is worse this year than it was last year and it'll be worse next year than it is you and i both parties to blame yeah i would totally agree i want i want to say that in highlighting your point that they're out for blood i sort of think is you know this morning i'm waking up to stories about how terrible ronnie jackson is as the white house dr so from my perspective it's like wow not only do they have to slam him in get them away from the possible veterans administration but they now aren't satisfied with the job that he did for many many years before it that is what going for blood means to me it means taking a guy who bomber apparently really liked and who was perfectly fine before all of this and now is suddenly the worst person on earth i mean my just yesterday morning my husband was talking about him like like he was i don't even really incompetent and terrible and i'm thinking to myself you know only x amount of years ago you know two years ago or whatever this guy was probably great you know he would have been fine with you the fates of some people who because they end up getting aligned with trump that's right let's not forget like you pointed out i'm just barrack obama what's his station.
"ronnie jackson" Discussed on WGIR-AM
"Ronnie jackson the white house doctor is taken himself out of consideration veterans affair secretary amid allegations of unethical behavior there's no proof of this and he has a perfect record he's got this beautiful record unblemished the president of obstruction as democrats trying to ruin the doctor saying senator john tester should pay a price in montana the democrat says we need a secretary or veterans deserve a secretary very competent capacity the head of the epa is under scrutiny in congress a democratic senators calling on scott pruitt to resign as the house holds a hearing fox's rachel sutherland live in washington day democrats on the house energy and commerce subcommittee giving scott pruitt a tongue lashing over allegations of lavish spending an ethics violations ricky member john tonko grilled pruitt about some raises given to employees without white house approval where the amount nor was not the amount we're here we're not unaware of the mount nor was aware that the bypassing or the ppo process not being respected republican joe barton told pruitt he's a victim of washington politics day for each of the full senate expected to give cia director mike pompeo the secretary of state job today though most democrats still oppose him now in the fox interview earlier the president also again called the russia investigation which hunts there is no collusion with me at russia and everyone knows the president also talked about his personal lawyer michael cohen who was raided by the fbi two weeks ago he represents me like with this crazy stormy daniels deal he represented me and you know from what i see he did absolutely nothing wrong cone intends to invoke his fifth amendment right not to testify in daniel civil suit trying to get a nondisclosure agreement invalidated going also paid the porn star to keep quiet about her claims of a sexual encounter with donald trump years before he was elected on wall street big gains the.
"ronnie jackson" Discussed on KHNR 690AM
"Can't wait to talk to senator roger wicker joins me today jim talent will be along there's lots of talk about today but i got a message for the people go in the white house you've got some junior level staffers who are killing the president by leaking against scott pruitt by murmuring about ronnie jackson who who are going after mick mulvaney you got you gotta get rid of those people john bolton is bringing order to the national security council and you've just got to get behind your people you can't let the mob come for them one at a time and you got to fight back and you've got to speak the truth and say pruitt's our guy and we're not gonna let it get lead bled to death by a bunch of paper cuts by bureaucrats at epa leaking think my gosh these talking points leaked yesterday i could not believe it couldn't believe it these preparing for these two hearings he's got today i think house energy and commerce and house appropriations back to back you'll get beat up that everybody gets beat up in these hearings but pruitt is a good man during the president's job what doing the job the president gave him to do and every conservative group i have talked to knows him loves him applauds him and the media hates him show white house staffer anonymous people shut up the president is behind him the country is behind him the conservative behind him and he's doing his job of getting growth back and fighting bureaucratic rule in this country the administrative state so shut up and get behind pruett do not do this leaking stuff into the numbers of the agency it is not honorable for you to be leaking this stuff to you career people that are doing that if it's not honorable not true it's not right the oath you took when you became a government employee donald trump's gonna be on fox and friends at eight am of course we'll be bringing that to you as well as jonah goldberg america.
"ronnie jackson" Discussed on 710 WOR
"Eight two two eight eight two you want to be on the program the email address elrushbo eibnet dot us some just watching cnn in the driveby media is going bonkers today over the nomination of ronnie jackson the head up the va now for those of you who don't know ronnie jackson the white house physician and he's the guy that gave donald trump is last physical and raved and raved and raved about donald trump's health and the drive bys and the democrats immediately began to attack his fairness and impunity veritably accusing him of lying about trump's health accusing him of making about accusing him of being partisan now his nomination for the to be head of the va has become mired in controversy you know why because this guy ronnie jackson who they continually referred to as trump's dr apparently went on drunken rampages and apparently was passing out prescriptions for pain medication anybody who wanted him and apparently during his drunken rampages he be knocking on doors all over the white house except none of this happened in the last two years all of this happened when ronnie jackson was white house physician while obama was president and while this guy was obama's dr and so the question is and john chester by the way senator from worst tester from montana idaho are up there with the bison jon tester is among many asking wait a minute now wait a minute if we knew this about this guy back during the obama administration why was he not fired by this guy's getting drunk he's the white house dr i knew it was montana the bison place i knew what was that it's what i said montana idaho is it was it was it was montana the point is why isn't anybody asking why did this guy continued to be used by obama wider obama continues the guys as doctor if he was getting involved in these drunken rampages and knocking on doors and passing out pain med subscription prescriptions left and right this stuff is surfacing now only after he's been nominated va i i don't know what's true what is it true that's not the point here but there sure as hell is a pattern.
"ronnie jackson" Discussed on KARN 102.9
"Nomination of ronnie jackson the head up the va now for those of you who don't know ronnie jackson the white house physician and he's the guy that gave donald trump is last physical and raved and raved and raved about donald trump's health and the drive bys and the democrats immediately began to attack his fairness and impunity veritably accusing him of lying about trump's health accusing him of making up accusing him of being part now his nomination for the to be head of the va has become mired in controversy you know why because this guy ronnie jackson who they continually refer to as trump's dr apparently went on drunken rampages and apparently was passing out prescriptions for pain medication anybody who want it and apparently during his drunken rampages he'd be knocking on doors all over the white house except none of this happened in the last two years all of this happened when ronnie jackson was white house physician while obama was president and while this guy was obama's dr and so the question is and jon tester by the way senator from where's tester from montana idaho summer up there with the bison jon tester is among many asking wait a minute now wait a minute if we knew this about this guy back during the obama administration why was he not fired by if this guy's getting drunk he's the white house dr i knew it was montana the bison place i knew what was that what i said montana idaho is it was it was it was montana the point is why isn't anybody asking why did this guy continued to be used by obama why the robot continues the guys as doctor if he was getting involved in these drunken rampages and knocking on doors and passing out pain med subscription prescriptions left and right this stuff is surfacing now only after he's been nominated va i i don't know what's true what is it true that's not the point here but there sure as hell is a pattern.
"ronnie jackson" Discussed on WGN Radio
"Eighteen seventy five is a requirement for eighth grade graduation we had to write the preamble for memory the whole class was humming along the schoolhouse rock that's how we remembered it attacks just like that yes i'm fifty five and i'm singing along that's from the seven away six three other preamble song got me if you're having to memorize it when i was in seventh grade years and years ago hey one five lovett steve i'm smiling six year old my senior year of high school we were required to write out the preamble all of us were singing loudly the schoolhouse rock song in our heads and six three oh my upgrade constitution test would have been a failure without schoolhouse rock and on and on it goes just text after text after text do you still have to take the constitution test in seventh grade think they teach civics at all anymore do they used to take and we took it in her kids are old look the teacher today like right now a days seventh grade and junior and high schools when you had to take the constitution test here your kids taken the the they do okay good glad to hear that glad i'm wrong nine twenty three dr ronnie jackson is the president's physician as he was for barack obama and also an assistant to the chief physician for president bush he has generally been well regarded you may remember he had an odd sort of press conference after the president's physical where he claimed that donald trump weighed two hundred and eight thirty pounds if donald trump weighs two hundred and thirty eight pounds i'm anorexic okay so that was troubling and the press conference went on for a long time but trump loved it because trump grades you on how you do on television talking about him and i'm not even half kidding so fast forward to what about a month ago i guess when donald trump recommended and would nominate dr ronnie jackson to be the head of the veterans administration the head of the va has to manage him three hundred sixty thousand employees second largest bureaucracy in the federal government and.
"ronnie jackson" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM
"The anniversary of the illfated landings at gallipoli in turkey on the twenty fifth of april nineteen fifteen when troops from both countries landed alongside allied forces the white house's voiced support for president trump's nominee to lead the department for veteran affairs despite the emergence of serious allegations of misconduct against him it said that ronnie jackson had an impeccable record a senate committee confirmation hearing has been postponed indefinitely while an investigation looks at allegations against mr jackson bbc news many thanks for the latest lauren welcome to newsday shaimaa khalil lawrence pollard with you this morning we're going to be heading to india the us in syria in the next half hour the verdict in the godman case the suggestion of another iran deal out of the next crisis in syria we'll have the sports and business headlines as ever and we have this i will do anything to happen last cuddle selfless thing i ever did for her was to release let's go a mother speaking after deciding to switch off life support for her daughter the full interview with her coming up a little later we start in india for a spiritual guru so called god man has been found guilty of raping a sixteen year old sarum as he's known as seventy seven so accused of raping another woman who wishes separate trial is ongoing he's built four hundred spiritual retreats around world he claims to have tens of millions of followers in the runup to the verdict being handed down security was tightened across four states in india because of concerns of a possibly violent reaction from his followers the authorities were so worried that the judge was actually moved into the jail whereas haram is being held to deliver his verdict because they feared protests in the courthouse it'd been hearing more on this moving story from the bbc's devia aria along with serum there are four other accused and we are waiting to hear what the word is for them we also know that there's arguments going on for the sentencing and we will know the sentencing in a little while from now so no reactions immediately but it is going to be quite significant because ceram has four hundred spiritual retreats across nineteen countries.
"ronnie jackson" Discussed on MSNBC Rachel Maddow (audio)
"So we're continuing to follow this breaking news tonight from the washington post concerning the president's nominee to head the va white house physician dr ronnie jackson jackson's confirmation hearing had been scheduled for the day after tomorrow as according to the to the post as of tonight it is being postponed and we don't have a new date this comes amid reports that republicans and democrats have raised concerns about his qualifications and his oversight of the white house medical staff now that sounds vague i know cbs news is reporting just in the past couple of minutes that the concerns about dr jackson quote include a hostile work environment excessive drinking on the job and improperly dispensing meds that sounds serious that is cbs news reporting that tonight i need to tell you that is not confirmed by nbc news in terms of the president's other cabinet picks the senate is now expected this week to confirm mike pompeo as the next to her terry of state replacing rex tillerson mr pompeo's nomination passed out of committee today with a little bit of rand paul infused drama senator paul had insisted that on mike pompeo he'd be a no no no no no way vote right to the bitter end no way no how you do anything to stop it naturally rand paul ended up voting yes for pump today which pretty much ends the drama overpumping nomination but the confirmation of the president's pick to replace mike pompeo as head of the cia that is another one that may not go smoothly gina hospital is the nominee her confirmation hearing is two weeks away but her reported involvement in the as torture program during the george w bush administration is turning into a really serious issue for her nomination and it's not democrats were the only ones raising concerns here today senators received this letter signed by over a hundred retired military leaders senior wants one hundred and nine retired generals and admirals saying that they too are concerned about gina hassles nomination that is the sort of thing that tends to get senator's attention joining us now is one of the retired generals who signed this letter sent to the senate today brigadier general david irvine or vine thank you so much for giving us some of your time tonight it's a pleasure to have you here sir thank you for having me why did you sign this letter and what are your concerns.
"ronnie jackson" Discussed on KOA 850 AM
"Lana zak you've actually been seen by dr ronnie jackson but his his taking over for david schulkin was that a surprise to a lot of people it was no surprise whatsoever that dr david schulkin would be fired as the head of the va he had sort of been twisting in the wind for a while he'd been canceling public appearances the writing was on the wall ever since he was formally reprimanded for that trip to europe that he and his wife took last summer that cost taxpayers more than one hundred and twenty thousand dollars and the objects were just too bad at that point especially with the va and and the history of baggage the idea that the head of the administration would be trying to take money from the veterans affairs office to pay for a lavish trip to europe just didn't sit well and then you add to it that he and president trump did not see eye to eye on the direction of the va and it was just a matter of time before the chief of staff kelly gave him that ring and formerly said that his time was done but the big surprise was certainly that the president's personal physician dr ronnie jackson would be the ones replace him he is an admiral he has military experience he's well respected at the white house gets along very well with president trump when people hear personal physician though sometimes people get confused about whether this is the guy who on the campaign brought to the white house by president bush so he has he has sort of a bipartisan appeal but he does not have the administrative experience at one would expect for somebody who's gonna head up one of the largest organizations in all of us government so also this week the trip to ohio that president trump took to talk about infrastructure but while he was there for somebody who's going to head up one of the largest organizations in all of the us government so also this week the trip to ohio the president trump took to talk about infrastructure but while he was there he said the us will be pulling out of syria and his words very quickly very quickly and that's a lot of people by surprise a lot of people by surprise and it seems like.
"ronnie jackson" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM
"President trump wants to run the va ronnie jackson dr ronnie jackson what do you know about him he's got a great reputation as a physician he's a combat navy doctor he deployed to iraq he was president obama's doctor is well last time we've seen him in the public eye was january when he gave president trump a clean bill of health he did it a little too enthusiastically for the president's critics but there are a lot of questions about what his qualifications are to run a huge organization this is the va second only to the pentagon in size almost two hundred billion dollar budget more than three hundred and fifty thousand staff a bureaucracy and a political environment that is eaten up three va secretaries now in four years en population veterans that that in many cases is facing a lot of challenges veterans really seemed to like dr schulkin didn't they well veterans organizations definitely like him they saw him as pragmatic so did republicans and democrats on the hill i would say a lot of rank and file vets were were really angry about his his trip to europe especially if you're living on a disability check each month that doesn't fly why but jackson is an unknown quantity to all of these veterans organizations they just know he he's a he's a combat veteran shokhin wasn't a vet but other than that they they consider him an unknown quantity they're they're sort of saying well we're looking forward to getting to know him we'll see i mean there's already some noise among democrats that they see schulkin was pushed out by forces within the administration wants to privatize the va for all its warts vets increasingly like the care they get at the va and in compared to the private sector of the va does pretty well so there may be an effort coming up in confirmation hearings to get a pledge from jackson that he'll resist this privatization agenda but that's the agenda that may have just gotten his predecessor fired i saw it remains to be seen their npr's quil lawrence thousands of people were marching in the streets of paris last night to say enough is enough to antisemitic crimes in france this march was set off by the killing of an elderly jewish woman last week by two young men that's being investigated as a hate crime here's more from npr's eleanor beardsley the.
"ronnie jackson" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM
"President trump wants to run the va ronnie jackson dr ronnie jackson what do you know about him he's got a great reputation as a physician he's a combat navy doctor he deployed to iraq he was president obama's doctor is well last time we've seen him in the public was january when he gave president trump a clean bill of health he did it a little too early for the president's critics but there are a lot of questions about what his qualifications are to run a huge organization this is the va second only to the pentagon in size almost two hundred billion dollar budget more than three hundred and fifty thousand staff a bureaucracy and a political environment that is eaten up three va secretaries now in four years and a population veterans that that in many cases is facing a lot of challenges veterans really seemed to like dr schulkin didn't they well veterans organizations definitely like him they saw him as pragmatic so did republicans and democrats on the hill i would say a lot of rank and file vets were were really angry about his his trip to europe especially if you're living on a disability check each month that doesn't fly why but jackson is an unknown quantity to all of these veterans organizations they just know he he's a he's a combat veterans shokhin wasn't a vet but other than that they they consider him an unknown quantity they're they're sort of saying well we're looking forward to getting to know him we'll see i mean there's already some noise among democrats that they see that schulkin was pushed out by forces within the administration wants to privatize the va for all its warts vets increasingly they like the care they get at the va and compared to the private sector the va does pretty well so there may be an effort coming up in confirmation hearings to get a pledge from jackson that he'll resist this privatization agenda but that's the agenda that may have just gotten his predecessor fired i saw it remains to be seen their npr's quil lawrence thousands of people were marching in the streets of paris last night to say enough is enough to antisemitic crimes in france this march was set off by the killing of an elderly jewish woman last week by two young men being investigated as a hate crime here's more from npr's eleanor beardsley silent march started at plastic amazon and.
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"President trump wants to run the va ronnie jackson dr ronnie jackson what do you know about him he's got a great reputation as a physician he's a combat navy doctor he deployed to iraq he was president obama's doctor is well last time we've seen him in the public eye was january when he gave president trump a clean bill of health he did a little too enthusiastically for the president's critics but there are a lot of questions about what his qualifications are to run a huge organization this is the second only to the pentagon in size almost two hundred billion dollar budget more than three hundred and fifty thousand staff a bureaucracy and a political environment that is eaten up three va secretaries now in four years and population veterans that that in many cases is facing a lot of challenges veterans really seemed to like dr schulkin didn't they well veterans organizations definitely like him they saw him as pragmatic so did republicans and democrats on the hill i would say a lot of rank and file vets were were really angry about his his trip to europe especially if you're living on a disability check each month that doesn't fly but jackson is an unknown quantity to all of these veterans organizations they just know he he's a he's a combat veteran shokhin wasn't a vet but other than that they they consider him an unknown quantity they're they're sort of saying well we're looking forward to getting to know him we'll see i mean there's already some noise among democrats that they see that shokhin was pushed out by forces within the administration wants to privatize the va for all its warts vets increasingly they like the care they get at the va and compared to the private sector does pretty well so there may be an effort coming up in confirmation hearings to get a pledge from jackson that he'll resist this privatization agenda but that's the agenda that may have just gotten his predecessor fired i saw it remains to be seen their npr's quil lawrence.
"ronnie jackson" Discussed on WIBC 93.1FM
"Cool and it's funny how are like drudge and several the other sites that approach rob they talk about his health and his cognitive tests that he took on cnn they're like doctors debated on how many cognitive tests they should give him at it's all about his cognitive well this is what dr ronnie jackson at the say we picked warns there was a little bit more involved it was a longer is there he was the more difficult one of all of them it it took significantly ordered to complete where are the prison dates in exceedingly well on it so that was not driven it all by political concerns i have it was driven by the president's wishes in a heated weller so the president asked for for this the president did what now who is the stock it well he's us navy rear admiral ronnie jackson jackson he took a very in a indepth thirty uh question task thing for the cognitive and apparently he was thirty four thirty right so he thirty four thirty so that means they said we don't think he needs even take anything more than this he's taken is thirty a and b passenger flying colors so for us to go out there and do anything it's a waste of time he seems to be fine and this is this is the test you administer to people if you're looking to see if there you know or early onset dementia alzheimer's and it showed none of that so we not crazy but how can that paycheck it's.
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"Doctor ronnie jackson reviewed the results of the president's medical checkup and said mr trump passed with flying colors all clinical data indicates that the president is currently very healthy and that he will remain so for the duration of his presidency the president's heart exam was normal as was his blood pressure doctor jackson said he will be working with mr trump to lose some weight and lower his tone well cholesterol which was to 23 the doctor also said he had absolutely no concerns about the 71 year old president's cognitive abilities but performed the screening because the president asked him to do it right claxton the white house the issue of whether president trump used vulgarity to describe african nations in haiti has been a big focus during a hearing on capitol oh hill republican lindsey graham has said president trump used a vulgar and racist comment during last week's immigration meeting in the oval office the present ran hot will not excusing edge he says the president wasn't the only one of the room we did so and quite frankly i got pretty fished in iran a little hot to homeland security secretary cures jan nielsen was at that meeting too i did not hear that word could use necessary but nielsen also says i don't dispute that the president was using tough language hearing comes as senators were trying to gain support for a bipartisan bill to protect from deportation immigrants illegally brought to the us as children lynda canyon washington california authorities say the mother of thirteen children kept locked in filthy conditions was per text about why police came to their home riverside county sheriff's captain greg fellows described the reaction of louise turpin but didn't know the reaction of the father david serpent the children's some of them chained a furniture were described as small for their age fellows called it torture a wall street that out on by 10 points more on these storiestownhallcom.