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VA Secretary Shinseki resigns in midst of scandal

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Eric ShinsekiDepartment of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki has submitted his resignation to President Obama, according to Fox News.

Fox News has reported:

“A few minutes ago, Secretary Shinseki offered me his own resignation,” Obama said, after meeting with Shinseki at the White House. “With considerable regret, I accepted.”

The president announced that Shinseki would resign after he received an update on an internal review of the problems at the VA. The review showed the problems were not limited to just a few facilities, he said, adding: “It’s totally unacceptable. Our veterans deserve the best.”


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