Former White House physician Ronny Jackson to run for Congress

Former White House physician and retired Navy Rear Admiral Ronny Jackson will run for a seat in the House of Representatives in Texas, formally filing papers just hours before a state deadline. Jackson will run as a Republican for the seat held by retiring Rep. Mac ThornberryWilliam (Mac) McClellan ThornberryOvernight Defense: Senate confirms US military’s first African American service chief | Navy to ban display of Confederate flags | GOP lawmakers urge Trump not to cut troops in Germany Republicans urge Trump to reject slashing US troop presence in Germany Trump stokes backlash with threat to use military against protesters MORE (R), the top Republican on the House Armed Services Committee. The rural Texas Panhandle district is heavily Republican; President TrumpDonald John TrumpSenate advances public lands bill in late-night vote Warren, Democrats urge Trump to back down from veto threat over changing Confederate-named bases Esper orders ‘After Action Review’ of National Guard’s role in protests MORE scored almost 80 percent of the vote there in 2016. Jackson, who has never run for public office before, will face almost a dozen other Republicans who have already entered the race. The Texas Tribune first reported Jackson’s decision to formally file. He had been rumored to be interested in the seat for about a month. Jackson retired from the Navy just days ago after 24 years. He spent more than a decade as a top physician to Presidents George W. Bush, Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaHarris grapples with defund the police movement amid veep talk Five ways America would take a hard left under Joe Biden Valerie Jarrett: ‘Democracy depends upon having law enforcement’ MORE and Donald Trump — including five years as the top White House physician — before Trump nominated him to become the secretary of Veterans Affairs. Jackson’s nomination stalled over concerns about his handling of the White House office. Trump later appointed him as the president’s chief medical adviser, a newly created position. The Navy’s Inspector General is still investigating allegations that he improperly handled prescription drugs during his White House years. Former Navy Secretary Richard Spencer approved of Jackson’s request to retire.  Click Here: camiseta river plate

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