Donnelly to Vote for VA Secretary Nominee, Dr. David Shulkin

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly will vote today to confirm the nomination of Dr. David Shulkin to be the next Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs. Shulkin has served as the Under Secretary of Health at the VA since 2015 and was previously a practicing doctor and hospital executive.

Donnelly, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, said, “Our veterans deserve a VA that provides the benefits and the high-quality health care they have earned. I am hopeful that Dr. Shulkin will continue to be a constructive partner in my efforts to make mental health care a priority at the VA, and to continue our progress in addressing veterans’ homelessness and unemployment.”