“John Mashburn, a former Trump White House official, is leaving the Energy Department for a senior position at the Department of Veterans Affairs, according to three people familiar with the move.”
“Mashburn, a senior adviser to Energy Secretary Rick Perry, is stepping down after six months on the job. One of the people said he’s joining the VA in a high-level role advising the head of the department, Robert Wilkie.”
“Mashburn, a veteran of conservative policy circles, served as the policy director of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. He then worked on Trump’s presidential transition team…” Read the full article here.
Source: Senior Energy Dept. aide moving to Veterans Affairs – By Andrew Restuccia and Ted Hesson, October 18, 2018. POLITICO.