Eric Shinseki

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Deal on bill to allow vets to see private doctors

Washington – The scandal at the Veterans Affairs Administration has done what little else could do in Congress – bring Democrats and Republicans together on a bill.

Sens. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt, and John MCain, R-Ariz., announced an agreement late Thursday afternoon that combined elements of three separate bills aimed at reforming the VA, which is under investigation because of allegations that staff had covered up delays in the providing care to veterans and other wrongdoing. Continue Reading →

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DeLauro says no problems at West Haven VA medical center

WASHINGTON– There may be problems at veterans’ hospitals and clinics across the nation — problems severe enough to require congressional hearings and federal investigations – but everything is fine at New Haven’s VA facility, says Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-3rd District. Continue Reading →

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Blumenthal asks VA chief to consider calling in FBI and firing staff

Washington – Sen. Richard Blumenthal on Thursday pressed Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki to call in the FBI to determine whether crimes were committed at his agency, which has been accused of falsifying reports on delays of care that may have caused the deaths of some veterans Continue Reading →

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