Trump appointee from Morristown Medical Center under fire for $122G taxpayer-funded European trip

Dr. David Shulkin. Photo:
Dr. David Shulkin. Photo:

WASHINGTON — Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin, former president of Morristown Medical Center, became the latest Trump administration official to face scrutiny over his taxpayer-financed travel when a government watchdog Wednesday questioned a $122,334 trip to Europe last July. Shulkin improperly accepted tickets to Wimbledon, misrepresentations were made to allow his wife to travel at taxpayer…

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  1. From the story: “President Barack Obama nominated him in March 2015 as undersecretary for health to clean up the scandal-plagued veterans health system. President Donald Trump chose him to run the entire agency and the Senate confirmed him without opposition.”


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