Wednesday former Veterans Affair Secretary David Shulkin was fired by President Trump. Shulkin is not taking the firing quietly – he’s firing back. Below is just some of the coverage, beginning with the New York Times Op-Ed piece. There are also several video interviews by Shulkin.
New York Times: David J. Shulkin: Privatizing the V.A. Will Hurt Veterans
It has been my greatest professional honor to serve our country’s more than 20 million veterans. Almost three years ago, I left my private sector job running hospitals and came to Washington to repay my gratitude to the men and women who put their lives on the line for our country.
David Shulkin….the now former VA Secretary going after his former boss in a new op-ed. Veuer’s Nick Cardona has that story.
Politico: No longer muzzled, Shulkin takes on Trump’s White House
Ousted Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin is going down swinging.
Instead of disappearing into obscurity like others who were summarily fired by President Donald Trump, Shulkin is using his dismissal as an opportunity to step into the spotlight. Freed from the constraints of serving in the Trump administration, Shulkin is publicly — and loudly — raising red flags about what he sees as a sinister plot to privatize veterans’ health care.
MSNBC: David Shulkin says President Trump called to talk about veterans. Later that day, John Kelly called to fire him.
Breitbart: Fired David Shulkin Says He Was Forced out for Opposing VA Privatization
Former Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin says he was forced out of President Donald Trump’s administration because he did not support privatization of military health care.
Fox News: Former VA Secretary Shulkin reacts to ouster