David Shulkin

President Donald Trump shakes hands with acting Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie after announcing he will nominate him to lead the department during an event on prison reform in the East Room of the White House, Friday, May 18, 2018.
Evan Vucci / AP

As the Senate considers Robert Wilkie's nomination for VA secretary, veterans groups worry that the agency's leadership gap has slowed its work.

Dr. David Shulkin faces a Senate confirmation hearing for the position of Secretary of Veterans Affairs.
Department of Veterans Affairs

The Senate is expected to confirm Dr. David Shulkin - President Donald Trump's nominee for Secretary of Veterans Affairs. He's the only holdover from the Obama administration on the Trump cabinet. He would also be the first non-veteran to lead the VA.

VA Secretary nominee David Shulkin tours the Cinncinati VA medical center in July 2016.
Dept. of Veterans Affairs

Some vets question whether President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for Secretary of Veterans Affairs -- a current VA Under Secretary -- will bring reforms to the agency.