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Trump's former physician retires from Navy

President Donald Trump's former chief physician, Rear Admiral Ronny Jackson, retired from the Navy on Sunday even as the Defense Department's Inspector General continues to investigate allegations that he was periodically intoxicated and mishandled prescription drugs, CNN has learned.

Pentagon opens investigation into Ronny Jackson allegations

The Pentagon's Office of Inspector General has opened an investigation into allegations related to Rear Admiral Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump's one-time personal White House physician whose nomination as veterans affairs secretary was withdrawn amid allegations of misconduct and poor administration of the White House medical office.

Pence's doctor alerted WH aides about Ronny Jackson concerns last fall

Vice President Mike Pence's physician privately raised alarms within the White House last fall that President Donald Trump's doctor may have violated federal privacy protections for a key patient -- Pence's wife, Karen -- and intimidated the vice president's doctor during angry confrontations over the episode.

Trump calls for Tester to resign

President Donald Trump on Saturday morning called for Montana Democratic Sen. Jon Tester to resign over his opposition to White House physician Ronny Jackson's nomination for secretary of veterans affairs, saying some of the allegations against Jackson "are proving false."

White House shows documents to defend Jackson

A White House official showed CNN documents that the official claims exonerate Dr. Ronny Jackson from some allegations that he inappropriately dispensed pills and that he wrecked a government vehicle after leaving a Secret Service going-away party.

Trump targets Montana senator over failed VA nominee

Minutes after Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump's pick to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs, withdrew his nomination under considerable scrutiny, the President had a target to focus his ire: Democratic Sen. Jon Tester of Montana.

White House prepares for possible Jackson withdrawal

President Donald Trump is beginning to wonder aloud whether his embattled Veterans Affairs nominee should step aside "before things get worse" and White House aides are now preparing for that possibility, White House officials told CNN.

Democratic document outlines new VA nominee allegations

Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump's pick to head the Department of Veterans Affairs, was allegedly "abusive" to his colleagues, loosely handled prescription pain medications and was periodically intoxicated, even crashing a car once while drunk, according to allegations detailed in an explosive document compiled by Senate Democrats.

Sen. Tester: VA nominee known as 'the candy man'

The embattled nominee tapped to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs was known as "the candy man" inside the White House, Sen. Jon Tester said Tuesday, citing reports from individuals who raised concerns about his nomination.

Whistleblowers spoke to lawmakers about VA nominee

Senate Veterans Affairs Committee members are assessing allegations from whistleblowers that have told the panel about nominee Ronny Jackson's questionable behavior including excessive drinking and a "toxic" work environment under his leadership, according to two former White House medical staff members who have spoken with the committee.