Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki
President Barack Obama announced Friday that Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki has resigned over the recent scandal that has plagued the department.
The 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.
Support 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.
The 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.
The American Legion says the VA scandal is leaving a “black eye” for veterans as Memorial Day approaches.
The 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.
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.
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.
Veterans 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.
White House deputy chief of staff Rob Nabors will oversee review after allegations of treatment delays and preventable deaths at a Phoenix veterans hospital.