Growing Pressure for VA Secretary to Step Down

Amid charges of neglect and breakdown in care for wounded veterans, outrage is mounting.
1:19 | 05/29/14

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There is growing outrage tonight over the VA hospitals and the breakdown of care for American veterans -- now a growing chorus calling for VA secretary -- second to step down. So let's bring in ABC's chief White House correspondent Jonathan Karl said John is he out and where does -- stand at this moment. Well Diane there are now well over 100 members of congress and many of them Democrats. We're saying it is time for consecutive resign and I can tell you there is a growing sense here at the White House. That secretary should -- -- days are numbered just look what happened today when I tried to get a straight answer here. About where ocean -- he stands with the president. -- -- -- yes or no question does the president have confidence in secretary. John the president address this question from the podium there -- no other restaurants here confidence in secretary isn't that the president believes. There and is confident -- Secretaries -- -- he has served his nation admirably and. That Diane is what it sounds like usually right before somebody is about to get fired. That said secretary should sack -- I am told told veterans groups today that he has no intention to leave. Then again that may not be his choice to -- thanks so much for the latest at the White House John.

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