Politics Day: Dr. Ronny Jackson and What the Nomination Says About Trump's Leadership

Apr 25, 2018

Dr. Ronny Jackson has been a White House physician since 2006. He's also a United States Navy rear admiral who has been nominated for Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs.

There are numerous allegations against him concerning his ability to lead, as well as an allegation that he's mishandled prescription drugs. During this hour of River to River, host Ben Kieffer talks with political analysts Dave Andersen and Jim McCormick of Iowa State University. 

Andersen, McCormick and Kieffer also talk about leadership at the Environmental Protection Agency, the first state dinner at the White House with French President Emmanuel Macron, and international relations concerning Iran and North Korea.