The U.S. Protection Division’s inspector normal has opened an investigation into misconduct allegations in opposition to White Home doctor Ronny Jackson, the inspector normal’s workplace stated in a press release on Monday.
President Donald Trump nominated Jackson to be veterans affairs secretary in March, however Jackson withdrew from consideration a month later amid allegations he had overseen a hostile work atmosphere as White Home doctor, drank on the job and allowed the overprescribing of medication.
Jackson, a U.S. Navy rear admiral, has denied the allegations.
“The DoD Workplace of Inspector Normal has initiated an investigation into allegations associated to Rear Admiral (Decrease Half) Ronny L. Jackson,” Bruce Anderson, spokesman for the inspector normal’s workplace, stated in a press release.
Democrats on the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee have stated greater than 20 present and former colleagues had come ahead to accuse Jackson of prescribing himself medicines, getting drunk at a Secret Service social gathering and wrecking a authorities automobile.
Jackson has labored as a presidential doctor since 2006. After withdrawing his nomination for the VA publish, Jackson stopped serving as Trump’s lead doctor.