BOSTON (CBS) – Former Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown will not be the next Secretary of Veterans Affairs.
At his first news conference since the election, President-elect Donald Trump announced Wednesday that he would nominate David Shulkin to the post.
Shulkin is currently the VA undersecretary.
Brown met with the president-elect at Trump Tower in Manhattan November 21 to discuss the job.
He tweeted Wednesday that he was “honored to be considered till the end.”