Pence Doctor Resigns After Reportedly Raising Concerns About Ronny Jackson's Misconduct

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President Trump nominated Dr. Jackson last month to replace VA Secretary David Shulkin, who was sacked after a little more than a year in the post. Another White House official suggested that Pena misrepresented Jackson's actions.

"The Vice President's workplace was knowledgeable as we speak by the White Home Medical Unit of the resignation", the Vice President's spokesperson, Alyssa Farah, instructed ABC Information in a press release.

Vice President Mike Pence's White House doctor, who raised concerns about disgraced White House physician Ronny Jackson, resigned Friday. White House preps talking points for CIA pick Trump urges Congress to "fix" veterans health-care program Fly infestation in VA operating rooms - another example of chaos within agency MORE after Sen.

Pena had accused Jackson of inappropriately intervening in a medical situation involving Pence's wife, Karen Pence, and potentially violating her federal privacy rights by briefing White House staff and disclosing details to other medical providers without consulting her, CNN reported without directly naming Pena - part of the condition under which internal documents she wrote were shared with the news outlet.

Trump has said the Secret Service looked into the allegations against Jackson and could not verify them.

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Kelly said Pena should report the issue within her chain of command through the White House Medical Unit, but it is not clear if she did, officials told NBC News.

Jackson previously called the accusations against him "completely false and fabricated" before he withdrew his nomination in late April.

Though he returned to the White House Medical Unit, Jackson is no longer Trump's attending physician.

The vice president's doctor, assigned by the USA military to the vice president, wrote the series of memos documenting concerns about Jackson's behavior. Jackson's defenders in the White House further said the episode was "simply a dispute between two doctors with a strained relationship and that he had acted appropriately".