29 May '14, 1am

Accusations, renewed calls for Shinseki resignation at House VA panel

Accusations, renewed calls for Shinseki resignation at House VA panel

Angry House members accused Veterans Affairs officials of hiding subpoenaed documents and trying to cover up the depth of the veterans care delay scandal at an unusual evening hearing Wednesday, the latest bad news in a long day for the embattled department. Earlier, a preliminary report from the VA inspector general found that more than 1,700 veterans were left off official wait lists for medical appointments at the VA Phoenix medical center, a move that allowed hospital administrators to receive performance bonuses. That news prompted a new round of congressional demands for VA Secretary Eric Shinseki to step down from his post, in order to restore public confidence in the department. At least 50 lawmakers have called for Shinseki’s resignation, including 15 Democrats. Despite that, the White House has stood by Shinseki, while simultaneously directing him to get to the b...

Full article: http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140528/NEWS05/3052...

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