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Trump's VA Secretary Pick Withdraws Nomination; Congress Grills EPA Director Pruitt06:10

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Dr. Ronny Jackson withdrew his nomination to become Veterans Affairs secretary Thursday. The White House doctor faces allegations of inappropriate behavior and creating a hostile work environment. President Trump defended Jackson in a Fox News interview, and also weighed in on the legal issues surrounding Michael Cohen, his personal lawyer.

NPR's Domenico Montanaro (@DomenicoNPR) joins Here & Now's Eric Westervelt (@Ericnpr) to discuss the latest.

This segment aired on April 26, 2018.

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