President Donald Trump, center, shakes hands with new Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie, left, following a ceremony in the Oval Office of the White House, Monday, July 30, 2018, in Washington. Also pictured is Wilkie's wife Julia, right.

Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie Takes Oath of Office

“I was amazed and stunned by the amount of time the president of the United States spent every week on the phone, in this office, and at dinner talking about their needs, asking about veterans, and showing me a commitment that I have not seen in my 23 years in and out of this business,” Wilkie said.

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Katy Tur: Shulkin Announcement ‘Does Feel Like a Distraction Tactic’

On Wednesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “MTP Daily,” anchor Katy Tur reacted to President Trump’s tweeted announcement of VA Secretary David Shulkin’s departure and replacement by saying the timing is “interesting” and “does feel like a distraction tactic to me.” Tur began

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Watch Live: Vice President Pence Hosts Honor Flight Veterans

Monday at 1:45 p.m. ET, Vice President Pence and Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin will host Honor Flight veterans for an event honoring Public Service Recognition Week and National Military Appreciation Month. Follow Breitbart.tv on Twitter @BreitbartVideo