Trump Chooses David Shulkin Over Scott Brown For VA Secretary

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.

Related: Who Is David Shulkin? 4 Things To Know

Shulkin is currently the VA undersecretary.

Former Sen. Scott Brown arrives at Trump Tower for a meeting with President-elect Donald Trump November 21, 2016 in New York. (Photo credit TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Former Sen. Scott Brown arrives at Trump Tower for a meeting with President-elect Donald Trump November 21, 2016 in New York. (Photo credit TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

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.”

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