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Week In Politics: VA Nominee Withdraws; Pompeo Confirmed; Pruitt Grilled On Ethics07:22
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In this April 24, 2018, file photo, Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump's first 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. (J. Scott Applewhite, File/AP)
In this April 24, 2018, file photo, Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump's first 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. (J. Scott Applewhite, File/AP)
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The week in politics saw White House physician Ronny Jackson withdraw his nomination to become Veterans Affairs director, CIA Director Mike Pompeo confirmed as the next secretary of state and EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt struggle to defend himself in testimony before Congress about ethical lapses he's accused of.

NBC senior politics editor Beth Fouhy (@bfouhy) joins Here & Now's Robin Young and Eric Westervelt (@Ericnpr) to review the top storylines.

This segment aired on April 27, 2018.

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