Quote(s) Of The Week 4/3/18
"I came to run the Department of Veterans Affairs because I'm committed to veterans, and I'm committed to fighting for them," Shulkin told CNN's Jake Tapper on "State of the Union" Sunday. "And I would not resign, because I'm committed to making sure this job was seen through to the very end."
David Shulkin, MD – Former Secretary for US Department of Veterans Affairs on his Tweet firing by President Donald Trump over the past weekend
[Chief of Staff John Kelly] “…called Shulkin and gave him the opportunity to resign,” Schlapp said. “Obviously, the key here is that the president has made a decision. He wanted a change in the Department of Veterans Affairs. He wanted more results coming out of that particular department. ... That is why he moved to make this change.”
Mercedes Schlapp – White House Director of Strategic Communications in comments on Fox & Friends where she backed away from the original contention that Shulkin has resigned his position as VA Secretary