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Veterans Affairs Scandal: What You Need To Know
When doctors revealed that our nation’s wounded warriors weren’t getting timely care in Veterans Administration hospitals, a firestorm erupted. The allegations of scandalous treatment of veterans and revelations that VA officials doctored records to obscure the problem has triggered several
VA Audit Finds 100,000 Veterans Waiting for Health Care
A Department of Veterans Affairs audit has found that the VA’s medical scheduling issues go far beyond the Phoenix VA facility, with more than 57,000 veterans nationwide waiting more than 90 days for medical check-ups after making their initial appointments. An additional 64,000 veterans over...
Walls Closing In Around Shinseki
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES DEMOCRATS JOIN THE CHORUS: Pressure on Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki to resign are increasing after an inspector general’s interim report found that inappropriate scheduling practices have been “systemic” throughout the VA. For the first ...
Obama Pays Respects at Arlington, Vows to Children of Fallen Vets, 'You Will Never Walk Alone'
Just hours after returning from his surprise trip to Afghanistan to honor troops overseas, President Obama today honored those who made the ultimate sacrifice. Speaking at Arlington National Cemetery, following a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Obama spoke of heroes...
'This Week' Veterans Affairs Scandal
ABC News' Jim Avila talks to veterans and former VA hospital employees about the ongoing scandal over secret waitlists.
'This Week' Transcript: Gen. Martin Dempsey
Below is the rush transcript of "This Week" on May 25, 2014. It may contain errors. ANNOUNCER: ABC's This Week: deadly rampage. UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Shots fired, shots fired. ANNOUNCER: Breaking details on the California shooting spree, the moments of terror, the urgent calls for action. UNIDENTIFIED
Enviros On Offense (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES TOM STEYER’S GAME PLAN: Billionaire Tom Steyer’s super PAC has outlined its plans for the 2014 elections, ABC’s RICK KLEIN reports. $100 million spread across seven states: Senate races in Colorado, Iowa, Michigan, and New Hampshire, and governor’s ...
Obama Speaks on Scandal at Veterans Affairs
The White House is sending top aide Rob Nabors to investigate any misconduct at the VA.
Obama Comments on Veterans Care: 'Wait Times ... Are Too Long'
The president delivers remarks on the recent Veterans Affairs controversy involving delayed care.