Shulkin confirmed to lead Dept. of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs

The Senate unanimously confirmed David Shulkin to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs Monday evening, capping off a relatively drama-free confirmation for the Obama-era official.

Senators praised Shulkin from the Senate floor ahead of the vote.

“Although progress has been made in recent years there are still changes at the VA we need to address. … I look forward to working with Dr. Shulkin on these matters,” Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.)—the No. 2 Senate Democrat said.

“I believe he’s the right person to head the VA today.”

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