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Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump's choice to be secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, leaves a Senate office building after meeting individually with some members of the committee that would vet him for the post, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 24, 2018.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Trump defends VA pick amid Capitol Hill questions

- The Washington Times

President Trump defended his nominee to lead the Veterans Affairs Department Tuesday against reports of problems with Navy Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson’s confirmation process — but said it’s up to the doctor if he wants to fight for the post.

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French President Emmanuel Macron, right, and his wife Brigitte Macron, left, watch as President Donald Trump kisses first lady Melania Trump during a State Arrival Ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

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