White House Refutes MSM Reports of Dr. Jackson's Administration Role

White House Refutes MSM Reports of Dr. Jackson's Administration Role

White House physician Ronny Jackson will not return to his role as President Donald Trump's personal physician, Politico reports, citing two senior administration officials.

Accusations were compiled by 23 current and former colleagues of Jackson's.

The White House continually defended Jackson as his nomination cratered on Capitol Hill this week. Jackson has denied the allegations.

His threat follows a Saturday tweet from the president in which Trump suggested Tester should resign following the "phony" charges he made against Jackson.

"I know things about Tester that I can say, too", Trump said later Saturday at a campaign-style rally in MI.

The president also wrote that "Tester's statements on Admiral Jackson" were as baseless as special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation in the 2016 election - a probe he derided as "A TOTAL WITCH HUNT!" earlier this month.

On the top of that list is likely former House Veterans Affairs committee chair Jeff Miller, it was reported last week.

"He may have somebody in mind, but I know that an official nominee is not imminent", said the senior White House official.

On Wednesday, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Jackson's record was "impeccable", and said he had passed multiple background checks, including one conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

If Tester believes his allegations are true, why didn't he demand emergency hearings about how an alcohol-fueled pill mill was being run out of the White House?

Tester's office has not specified the time frame during which the alleged misconduct occurred, and a spokeswoman on Friday said the office would not comment until it knew more about the White House records.

In a statement dated Thursday, the Secret Service said it had conducted a "thorough review" of internal documents related to Obama's foreign trips in 2015 and interviewed people who were present.

CNN had reported allegations that Jackson drunkenly banged on the hotel room door of a female employee and that Secret Service personnel intervened out of concern that he would wake Obama.

The Democratic staff on the Senate committee also claimed Jackson had doled out such a large supply of a prescription opioid that staffers panicked because they thought the drugs were missing.

Jon Tester Tries To Move Past Ronny Jackson Controversy The ad doesn't reference the Jackson controversy, but Tester's political consultants must know portraying the Senator as a longtime veterans advocate could help inoculate him from charges of politicizing the Jackson nomination.

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