Joe Chenelly: Another change at VA has vets worried

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Once again, the Veterans Affairs Department is leaderless. Another secretary has been pushed out. President Trump has nominated presidential physician Dr. Ronny Jackson to succeed Dr. David Shulkin in the post.  But Joe Chenelly, national executive director of the national veterans service organization Amvets, said on  Federal Drive with Tom Temin he has doubts about what further instability at the top will mean for veterans.

 

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