WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump has appointed his former physician to be his assistant and chief medical adviser.
Saturday’s announcement by the White Home follows Trump’s choice to re-nominate Rear Admiral Ronny Jackson for a second star as a consequence of inaction by the earlier Congress. Jackson’s authentic nomination was placed on maintain final yr after Trump nominated him to move the Veterans Affairs Division.
Jackson has denied any wrongdoing. He led the medical workforce for Trump’s bodily examination final yr and stated the president was in glorious well being and has “extremely good genes.”
A White Home official not approved to publicly talk about personnel points says Trump considers Jackson a reliable medical adviser and doctor.