is an American physician, Republican politician, and retired Navy rear admiral who is the U.S. representative for Texas's 13th congressional district. Jackson joined the Medical Unit in the mid-2000s under , and served as Physician to the President from 2013 to 2018 under and . On March 28, 2018, Trump nominated Jackson to be United States secretary of veterans affairs to succeed . On April 23, 2018, allegations of misconduct and mismanagement during his service in the White House were reported. The administration disputed the allegations. Concern was also expressed about Jackson's lack of management experience. On April 26, 2018, Jackson withdrew his nomination as Secretary of Veterans Affairs. On February 2, 2019, Trump appointed to the President and , a new position in the .
I’m in the presence of HEROES today! I was proud to join my Texas colleagues in welcoming the Anheuser-Busch Honor Flight to Washington. These distinguished veterans came from Texas to see our Nation's Capital. It was an honor to meet them!