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„I don’t want to put a man through a process like this,“ Trump said when asked about Jackson’s nomination during a joint news conference Canada Goose online at the White House with French President Emmanuel Macron. „It’s too ugly, and it’s too disgusting.“

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canada goose coats on sale „I said to Dr. Jackson, what do you need it for?“ Trump said. „To be abused by a bunch of politicians?. If I was him I wouldn’t do it.“

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canada goose deals White House physician Ronny Jackson speaks to reporters during a White House canada goose factory sale briefing in January. (Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP)

„We’re going to have a hearing canada goose uk black friday at some time in the future, but not Wednesday,“ said Sen. Johnny Isakson (R Ga.), the chairman of the panel.

Jackson declined to comment on the accusations as he arrived on Capitol Hill for meetings with senators on Tuesday cheap Canada Goose ahead of Trump’s news conference.

canadian goose jacket „No, I’m looking forward to the hearing,“ Jackson said. „I was looking forward to doing it tomorrow, so I’m looking forward to getting it rescheduled and answering all canada goose black friday sale the questions.“

cheap Canada Goose In a private meeting with Sen. Jerry Moran (R Kan.) on Capitol Hill, Jackson denied any wrongdoing, according to the senator.

Canada Goose Parka „He does deny that he’s done anything wrong in his service to the country and particularly his time at the White House as a physician in the medical unit,“ Moran said. Jackson „indicated that cheap canada goose uk he knows of nothing that would prohibit him from being qualified, capable and the right person to buy canada goose jacket be secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs.“

In uk canada goose a statement earlier Tuesday, White House spokesman Hogan Canada Goose Coats On Sale Gidley said the White House canada goose uk shop continued to support Jackson.

buy canada goose jacket „Admiral Jackson’s record canada goose coats on sale of canada goose strong, decisive leadership is exactly what’s needed at VA to ensure our veterans receive the benefits they deserve,“ Gidley said. „Admiral Jackson has been on the front lines of deadly combat and saved the lives of many others in service to this country. He’s served as the physician to three Presidents Republican and Democrat and been praised by them all.“

canada goose clearance sale Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R Ky.) said Tuesday afternoon that he would take cues from the White House and the committee weighing Jackson’s nomination.

„I’m going to wait and see what the president recommends and what Chairman Isakson recommends,“ McConnell said, adding Canada Goose Outlet that he was „waiting for a signal“ from the White House on whether the nomination will be pulled.

buy canada goose jacket cheap Sen. Patty Murray (D Wash.), a member of the Veterans Affairs Committee, said Trump didn’t take the time to send over a fully vetted nominee.

Canada Goose online „It is sloppy, it is disrespectful to our veterans and it is wrong,“ said Murray.

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Canada Goose sale Isakson and Sen. Jon Tester (Mont.), the ranking Democrat on the committee, said in a joint statement the hearing was being postponed „in canada goose coats light of canada goose uk outlet new Canada Goose sale information presented to the committee.“

Isakson and Tester also wrote to Trump on Tuesday morning, asking the White House to provide all documents related to Jackson’s service in the White House medical unit, as well as all communications between the Pentagon and the White House military office since 2006 that involve allegations or incidents connected to the physician. The senators buy canada goose jacket cheap also requested information the White House has about any allegations involving Jackson that was never relayed to the Pentagon.

The committee began investigating the allegations raised against Jackson late last week, said Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D Conn.), a member canada goose parka mens of the panel.

„I think the White House has to give us full, and accurate, factual responses completely addressing these questions, today. I mean, right away,“ said Blumenthal, who also stressed that canadian goose jacket the allegations were unsubstantiated. „Allowing these questions to fester are a disservice to the VA and to Admiral Jackson.“

Isakson spokeswoman Amanda Maddox said Tuesday that the senator spoke to White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly on two occasions over the last few days to discuss the new information about Jackson that was brought to the committee.

Canada Goose Jackets Speaking with reporters, neither Isakson nor Tester said Jackson’s nomination should be withdrawn.

canada goose coats Tester said „if the [allegations] turn out to be true,“ he would be concerned, but added: „But I don’t know that it is true at this moment in time.“

Both Isakson and Tester declined to comment on the specifics of the Canada Goose Jackets allegations surrounding Jackson, including whether the accusations are detailed uk canada goose outlet in documents or through word of mouth interviews, and when they specifically began the investigation.

Isakson said the confirmation hearing is being delayed because the committee needs „some time to get more information.“.

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