White House: Jackson no longer serving as Trump's lead physician

The White House confirmed Tuesday that Adm. Ronny Jackson is no longer serving as President TrumpDonald John TrumpThorny part of obstruction of justice is proving intent, that's a job for Congress Obama condemns attacks in Sri Lanka as 'an attack on humanity' Schiff rips Conway's 'display of alternative facts' on Russian election interference MORE’s personal physician.

“He’s still an active-duty Navy doctor assigned to the White House but upon his nomination to the Department of Veterans Affairs as secretary, an acting doctor was put in his place, and Dr. Conley will remain there,” White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said during Tuesday’s press briefing.

Trump nominated Jackson to serve as Veterans Affairs (VA) secretary. Jackson withdrew his nomination last week in the face of allegations of improper behavior.

Sean Conley, a Navy veteran, performed Jackson’s responsibilities following his nomination.

Sen. Jon TesterJonathan (Jon) Tester20 Dems demand no more money for ICE agents, Trump wall Overnight Energy: Bipartisan Senate group seeks more funding for carbon capture technology | Dems want documents on Interior pick's lobbying work | Officials push to produce more electric vehicle batteries in US Bipartisan senators want 'highest possible' funding for carbon capture technology MORE (D-Mont.) released a compilation of allegations against Jackson last week based on interviews with more than 20 current and former colleagues of Jackson's.

The document included claims Jackson overprescribed medication, drank on the job and fostered a hostile work environment.

Jackson and the White House have denied the allegations, and Trump has lashed out at Tester, saying he smeared Jackson's reputation.

The White House pushed back on initial reports that Jackson would no longer serve as Trump's head physician.