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Robert McDonald nominated for Secretary of VA

President Obama picked a new leader for the troubled Department of Veterans affairs

Today Obama announced he is nominating Robert McDonald as his new secretary of the VA.
     
The 61-year-old graduated from Westpoint, and spent five years in the Army.
He's also a former Proctor and Gable    
   
He  would succeed Eric Shinseki who resigned from the struggling agency last month after reports of delayed care for *thousands* of veterans.

Robert McDonald, Nominee, Secretary of Veterans Affairs
 Robert McDonald is already receiving praise from both political parties.   But before taking the new post he must first be confirmed by the senate.