Defense Department Launches Investigation Of Ronny Jackson Following Misconduct Allegations
The allegations came to light during Dr. Ronny Jackson's VA nomination process, and were based on complaints by active-duty and retired military officers who had worked in the White House Medical Unit.
The Wall Street Journal:
Pentagon Begins Probe Into Former White House Physician Jackson
The Pentagon has begun an investigation into Navy Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, who served as the personal physician for three presidents until misconduct allegations emerged last week, dooming his bid to become secretary of veterans affairs. The Defense Department’s Office of Inspector General is conducting the probe into allegations against Dr. Jackson and will decide afterward what further investigation or action should be taken, Pentagon spokesman Tom Crosson said in a statement. (Youssef, 5/1)
White House: Jackson No Longer Serving As Trump's Lead Physician
The White House confirmed Tuesday that Adm. Ronny Jackson is no longer serving as President Trump’s personal physician. “He’s still an active-duty Navy doctor assigned to the White House but upon his nomination to the Department of Veterans Affairs as secretary, an acting doctor was put in his place, and Dr. Conley will remain there,” White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said during Tuesday’s press briefing. (Samuels, 5/1)