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Donald Trump Calls On Montana Senator Jon Tester To Resign Over Ronny Jackson Debacle

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Apr. 28 2018, Updated 8:19 a.m. ET

Donald Trump called on Montana Senator Jon Tester to resign over his (Tester’s) role in derailing Trump’s pick to head the Department of Veterans Affairs, Dr. Ronny Jackson, CNN is reporting.

In an angry series of tweets on Saturday morning, the 45th president railed against the Montana Democrat, who had raised concerns about Jackson – concerns which ultimately caused Jackson to withdraw his nomination.

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“Allegations made by Senator Jon Tester against Admiral/Doctor Ron Jackson are proving false. The Secret Service is unable to confirm (in fact they deny) any of the phony Democrat charges which have absolutely devastated the wonderful Jackson family. Tester should resign. The…..

….great people of Montana will not stand for this kind of slander when talking of a great human being. Admiral Jackson is the kind of man that those in Montana would most respect and admire, and now, for no reason whatsoever, his reputation has been shattered. Not fair, Tester!”

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Trump had nominated his longtime friend and personal physician to head the embattled VA. That nomination had to go through the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, on which Tester sits. Tester had raised concerns about Jackson’s nomination, based on reports that emerged earlier this week of inappropriate behavior on Jackson’s part.

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