WaPo: Trump loyalists reassign, remove VA employees

Staffers at the Department of Veterans Affairs loyal to President Donald Trump have reassigned or remove staffers perceived as disloyal to the President and his agenda for veterans, people familiar with the actions told The Washington Post.

Aide: Pruitt wanted to become attorney general

A former aide to Scott Pruitt, who resigned Thursday as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, testified to the House Oversight Committee that Pruitt had discussed with her his desire to become attorney general, according to excerpts of interview transcripts released by the committee's top Democrat.

Trump's nominee to lead the VA: 'I welcome the scrutiny of my entire record'

Robert Wilkie, President Donald Trump's pick to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs, defended his record in the wake of a Washington Post report that delved into his career, including his past membership and support of organizations dedicated to preserving Confederate memorials and honoring the confederacy.