V.A. hospital

  • WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 15:  U.S. Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki arrives at a Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee hearing that is focusing on wait times veterans face  to get medical care May 15, 2014 in Washington, DC. The American Legion called Monday for the resignation of Shinseki amid reports by former and current VA employees that up to 40 patients may have died because of delayed treatment at an agency hospital in Phoenix, Arizona.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
    May 15, 2014  

    Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki appeared in front of a Senate panel to defend his agency against accusations that a V.A. hospital in Phoenix, Arizona, falsified scheduling reports, and that up to 40 veterans died awaiting treatment. Senators on both sides of the aisle pressed Shinseki — under mounting calls to resign — to do more. Gwen Ifill reports. Continue reading