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Report: ‘Shadow leadership’ wields vast influence at VA

Clip: 08/08/2018 | 8m 40s Video has closed captioning.

A new report questions how the Veterans Affairs Department is being run in the Trump administration. ProPublica says the VA has three "shadow rulers," three men who have never served in the U.S. military or government but have outsize influence over all department decisions. Nick Schifrin talks with Isaac Arnsdorf of ProPublica and Melissa Bryant of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America.

Aired: 08/08/18

Rating: NR

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