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Robert Wilkie

Donald Trump Plans Cabinet-Level Task Force to Study Veterans Suicides

President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Tuesday to create a cabinet-level task force to address the national tragedy of veteran suicides, a senior administration official confirmed. The task force will be led by Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie

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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.

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.