veterans affairs facilities

  • President Barack Obama summoned VA Secretary Eric Shinseki for a meeting in the Oval Office on Wednesday, hours before the House votes on a bill that would give Shinseki more power to fire top VA executives. Photo By Chris Maddaloni/CQ Roll Call
    May 8, 2014  

    Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki is pushing back against calls for him to resign after allegations that dozens of patients have died because of delayed treatment at an agency hospital. Shinseki has ordered a nationwide review of access to care at all VA clinics. Jeffrey Brown learns more from Phillip Carter from Center for a New American Security and Brian Skoloff of the Associated Press. Continue reading