Embattled Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki said he has moved to fire the Phoenix VA hospital leaders and apologized for health care lapses as he prepared to meet today with President Barack Obama.
Pressure grew for U.S. Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki to resign as an internal report found “systemic” scheduling problems that have stymied health care for veterans, and lawmakers held a rare nighttime hearing to vent their frustration with the agency.
Growing numbers of Democratic and Republican U.S. lawmakers urged Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki to resign after an inspector general reported that inappropriate scheduling practices are “systemic” throughout the nation’s health-care system for veterans.
Donald Rumsfeld is back. Four years after being ousted from his job as secretary of defense, he has produced a memoir, “ Known and Unknown ,” which covers a lot of ground, most notably his own backside.