Obama: 'With Considerable Regret, I Accepted' Shinseki's ResignationPresident Barack Obama announced Friday that Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki has resigned over the recent scandal that has plagued the department.
Montana VA Health Director Plans To Resign After 16 Months On JobThe director of the Veterans Affairs Montana Health Care System plans to resign after 16 months on the job, saying she wants to spend more time with her family, officials said Thursday.
Several Congressional Dems Facing Tough Re-Election Campaigns Call On Shinseki To ResignSupport for embattled Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki eroded quickly Thursday, especially among congressional Democrats facing tough re-election campaigns, even as Shinseki continued to fight for his job amid allegations of delayed medical care and misconduct at VA facilities nationwide.
Sen. Sanders: 'I Think Some People May Be Cooking The Books' At VA HospitalsThe chairmen of House and Senate Veterans Affairs Committees on Sunday decried long waits and backlogs at the nations VA hospitals but stopped short of calling for the resignation of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki.
'Black Eye' Memorial Day: American Legion Says VA Scandal Sullied HolidayThe American Legion says the VA scandal is leaving a “black eye” for veterans as Memorial Day approaches.
McConnell Senate Race Opponent Calls On Shinseki To ResignThe Democratic candidate in Kentucky's Senate race is calling on Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki to resign following reports of problems at health care facilities nationwide.
Shinseki: 'I Serve At The Pleasure Of The President'The growing furor over veterans' health care moved to the political campaigns Thursday as congressional candidates from both parties called for Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki to be fired.
Sen. Thune: Obama's Response To VA Allegations 'Is An Embarrassment'After weeks of criticism for a detached response, President Barack Obama is showing new resolve to respond to a growing crisis over veterans' health care.
House Bill Proposes To Speed VA Firings As Outcry Grows LargerVeterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki would be granted more authority to fire or demote senior executives under a bill headed to the House floor. The measure comes as pressure builds on Capitol Hill to overhaul the beleaguered agency in response to allegations of treatment delays and preventable deaths.
Close Obama Advisor To Oversee VA ReviewWhite House deputy chief of staff Rob Nabors will oversee review after allegations of treatment delays and preventable deaths at a Phoenix veterans hospital.
American Legion Calls On VA Secretary Shinseki To ResignWhite House says President Obama "remains confident in Secretary Shinseki's ability to lead the Department."