Jackson, who withdraw as Trump's VA pick last week, will remain on as part of the White House medical unit, the official added.
"Unfortunately, because of how Washington works, these false allegations have become a distraction for this President and the important issue we must be addressing - how we give the best care to our nation's heroes", Jackson said i a statement released by the White House.
Shah also noted no personnel announcements are now being made.
Ronny Jackson, a Navy rear admiral whom President Donald Trump unsuccessfully nominated to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs, will not return to his previous role as the president's personal physician, a White House official said Sunday.
Jackson, a former combat physician who faced criticism nearly immediately that he was not qualified to oversee VA, withdrew his nomination Thursday, after the office of Sen.
Trump tapped Jackson last month to serve as Veterans Affairs Secretary, surprising lawmakers and veterans groups since Jackson has little managerial experience. Yet Democrats like Jon Tester continue to support the open borders agenda - Tester even voted to protect Sanctuary Cities. The reason I wrote it that way is not because I didn't know what the allegations were. I knew what these allegations were.
"It's my duty to make sure Montana veterans get what they need and have earned, and I'll never stop fighting for them as their Senator", it said. Who knows? All we do know is that any reports on Admiral Ronny Jackson that make it into the media have an expiration date of about twelve hours now. Jon Tester for "shameful smearing" of Jackson at CNN. "Surely, this is a problem".
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Tester says the accusers say the doctor was kind to superiors but demeaning to subordinates.
Obama called Dr. Jackson "a most impressive leader", recommended him for promotion, and praised his "incredible work ethic and follow-through".
VA Spokesman Curt Cashier said: "Under Acting Secretary Wilkie's leadership, senior VA officials are now on the same page, speaking with one voice to veterans, employees and outside stakeholders", and that the department is "now firmly aligned with President Trump and his priorities".