Memo: VA pick Jackson said to have crashed car while drunk
April 26, 2018
WASHINGTON (AP) — Dr. Ronny Jackson had a pattern of recklessly prescribing drugs and drunken behavior, including crashing a government vehicle while intoxicated and doling out a large supply of a prescription opioid to a White House military staff member, according to a summary of accusations compiled by Democratic staff on the committee considering his nomination as Veterans Affairs secretary.
The summary was based on conversations with 23 of Jackson's current at former colleagues at the White House Medical Unit. The accusations included multiple incidents of Jackson's intoxication whil...