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Jul 30, 2014 5:49 AM

McDonald Confirmed as New VA Secretary

WASHINGTON - In a vote of 97 to 0, the US Senate unanimously confirmed Robert McDonald as the new secretary of Veterans Affairs.

Last week, McDonald testified before the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee and received glowing remarks from lawmakers on both sides of the aisle.

The former CEO of Proctor & Gamble was nominated by President Obama after the resignation of former VA Secretary Eric Shinseki amid the VA scandal.

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