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Jackson not returning as Trump's private doctor

Jackson not returning as Trump's private doctor

Doctor Ronny Jackson has returned to the White House medical unit, but not to the role as physician to the president.

On Thursday, Trump's physician Ronny Jackson withdrew from consideration to head the department after allegations that he had been lax with prescription drugs and drank alcohol on the job.

Trump, who said when the allegations first surfaced that he would understand if Jackson withdrew his nomination, has since turned his sights on Tester.

Jackson, a Navy rear admiral who also served as White House doctor under former Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama, dropped out of the Veteran Affairs secretary nomination on Thursday.

The White House medical unit that Jackson ran successfully passed regular controlled substance audits, according to the records for the last three years.

Jackson's recent nomination to lead Veterans Affairs has proved problematic and has highlighted the president's preference for loyalty in his Cabinet.

The White House released records that it says show the allegations were not true.

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Olympic wrestling team, did not receive a single scholarship offer to play football at any level coming out of high school . Brown got away with a lack of athleticism in college, holding up well in pass protection. "I'm a dynamic player as well".

"Senator Tester is perhaps the most vulnerable Democratic Senator in the 208 election", said McHammond. Democrats also say he he "wrecked" a vehicle after drinking at a Secret Service going-away party.

Before leaving for a rally in Michigan, Trump directed another tweet at Tester, likening the senator's claims against Jackson to the "phony Russian Collusion" accusations leveled against Trump's 2016 campaign.

On Sunday's 'Fox and Friends' program, Montana's Democrat Senator Jon Tester was a top of discussion with comments from Deputy News Editor Alexi McHammond of the Axios website.

Sen. John Tester (D-Mont.) released a report last week containing some of the allegations against Jackson. "Very dishonest and sick!"

Jackson has denied the allegations, as have the White House and Secret Service.

In a written statement, Jackson said, "Going into this process, I expected tough questions about how to best care for our veterans, but I did not expect to have to dignify baseless and anonymous attacks on my character and integrity".

Trump addressed the situation again at a press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday, in which he called Jackson "high quality" and defended him against the allegations noted by Tester.

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