Rumors had swirled for weeks about Shulkin’s future amid investigations into alleged spending abuses and reports of internal dissension at the VA.
The New York Times reports that before they were indicted, President Trump’s now former attorney John Dowd floated the idea of pardoning Michael Flynn and Paul Manafort; Kevin Corke reports from the White House.
The investigation will determine if anyone in the ranks broke the rules when convincing federal judges to sign off on surveillance during the Russian collusion probe.
Amb. Kim Darroch insists Russian counteraccusations that British agents are trying to frame Russia for the nerve agent attack on Sergei Skripal and his daughter, aren’t worthy of response; Gillian Turner reports.
Republican incumbent Roscoe Bartlett lost his seat after Gov. Martin O’Malley and the state’s Democratic General Assembly reshaped his district; Doug McKelway reports.
‘Junk’ or ‘adventure playgrounds’ make play more challenging and the hopes of building more resilient adults; Ellison Barber reports.
The families of Americans detained in Iran say the negotiations surrounding the Iran nuclear deal represents an opportunity; Rich Edson reports from the State Department.
President Trump announces his intention to replace Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin with Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson; reaction and analysis from the ‘Special Report’ All-Stars.