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President's doctor pulls out as Veterans Affairs nominee amid misconduct allegations

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's White House physician, Adm. Ronny Jackson, withdrew his nomination to serve as secretary of Veterans Affairs on Thursday, citing the "distraction" from a string of what he termed "completely false and fabricated" allegations.

"While I will forever be grateful for the trust and confidence President Trump has placed in me by giving me this opportunity, I am regretfully withdrawing my nomination to be Secretary for the Department of Veterans Affairs," Jackson wrote in

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