Articles Tagged 'Eric Shinseki'
Obama Finally Fires Someone for his Failures
Embattled Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki is out of a job after meeting with President Obama at the White House.
Mr. Shinseki was sent packing…
‘Not one single complaint,’ about VA hospitals, congresswoman says
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — As the VA fiasco continues to grab headlines, a Florida congresswoman wants to put the nation at ease about any potential problems in the Sunshine State.
“I did my reconnaissance in Florida, and I can tell you we’re doing fine,” U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown, a Democrat, said during a U.S. House Veterans Affairs Committee hearing Wednesday night…
Watchdog finds ‘systemic’ problems at VA, Shinseki faces bipartisan calls to resign
The official watchdog for the Department of Veterans Affairs claimed in a scathing report that the department has a “systemic” problem with clinics lying about patient wait times, as lawmakers on both sides of the aisle joined calls for Secretary Eric Shinseki to resign.
The VA Office of Inspector General released its interim report on Wednesday, as part of its…
VA chief Shinseki faces critics on Capitol Hill in first testimony since scandal
Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki will testify Thursday for the first time since a burgeoning scandal broke on allegedly deadly health care delays in the VA system, as he faces calls for his resignation and demands that the VA immediately improve the way it treats America’s vets.
According to prepared remarks, Shinseki will say the alleged problems in the system…
Holder, Sebelius, Shinseki to stay on for second Obama term
Attorney General Eric Holder and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius will stay in their positions in President Obamaâ€™s second term, White House officials said Thursday.
Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki also will remain, the officials said.
In 2012, the House voted to hold the attorney general in contempt of Congress for failing to provide information demanded by…
Obama says country must help vets with PTSD
By JULIE PACE (AP)
WASHINGTON â€” With the military fighting two wars, President Barack Obama said Saturday the country has a “solemn responsibility” to ensure…