The White House’s decision to fight on for the VA nominee came just hours after the president suggested at a news conference that Ronny L. Jackson should consider pulling out because of the “abuse” he was facing. Jackson's confirmation hearing was postponed after top lawmakers from both parties expressed concerns about allegations of misbehavior in the past.
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