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Ranking Member Walz Statement on VA Secretary Nomination

Jan 11, 2017
Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Ranking Member Tim Walz (D-MN) released the below statement following President-elect Trump’s nomination of Dr. David J. Shulkin to serve as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs:

“I congratulate Dr. Shulkin on his nomination. I know him to be a fierce and talented advocate on behalf of veterans.  I’m confident he will be a true partner in ensuring the VA upholds our nation’s promise to those who have served and sacrificed. I commend the President-elect for his choice and hope he and his administration will listen to the voices of veterans, veteran service organizations, and those of us dedicated to advocating on their behalf.”