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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
2 at VA in Little Rock avoided penalty until inquiriesof veterans died while awaiting treatment at the VA hospital in Phoenix. The sc
2 at VA in Little Rock avoided penalty until inquiries
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
of veterans died while awaiting treatment at the VA hospital in Phoenix. The scandal prompted the ouster of VA Secretary Eric Shinseki. The Little Rock VA's data altering wasn't publicly known until March. Daniel Wheeler, who scheduled... Read more
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Roll Call
VA Secretary Won't Apologizescandalous wait times and other shortcomings regarding veterans' health care, l
VA Secretary Won't Apologize
Roll Call / Posted yesterday
scandalous wait times and other shortcomings regarding veterans' health care, leading to the resignation of Secretary Eric Shinseki and promises by the Obama administration to fix the problem promptly. On Tuesday, MSNBC host Andrea Mitchell... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
2 at VA in LR avoided penalty until inquiriesof veterans died while awaiting treatment at the VA hospital in Phoenix. The sc
2 at VA in LR avoided penalty until inquiries
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
of veterans died while awaiting treatment at the VA hospital in Phoenix. The scandal prompted the ouster of VA Secretary Eric Shinseki. The Little Rock VA's data altering wasn't publicly known until March. Daniel Wheeler, who scheduled... Read more
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Boston Globe
Veterans Affairs under fire after comparing health care delays to Disney linesclaims fostered by repeatedly canceled appointments, unreturned calls, and the
Veterans Affairs under fire after comparing health care delays to Disney lines
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
claims fostered by repeatedly canceled appointments, unreturned calls, and the rapid turnover of physicians. In 2014, Eric Shinseki resigned as VA secretary as the scandal mushroomed. Dale Barnett, the national commander of the American... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
VA chief apologizes for comparing medical wait times to lines at Disneylandand benefits” that it provides to veterans, he said. President Barack Obama ta
VA chief apologizes for comparing medical wait times to lines at Disneyland
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 days ago
and benefits” that it provides to veterans, he said. President Barack Obama tapped McDonald to lead the department after Eric Shinseki resigned over a veterans claim-backlog scandal. “It’s important that our veterans receive first-rate care in a... Read more
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CBS News
VA secretary expresses regret over Disney-wait times comparisonformer CEO of Procter & Gamble, has served as the head of the VA since 2014. He
VA secretary expresses regret over Disney-wait times comparison
CBS News / Posted 3 days ago
former CEO of Procter & Gamble, has served as the head of the VA since 2014. He took over after his predecessor, Secretary Eric Shinseki, resigned that year over the scandal that plagued the department with wait times that reportedly left as many... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Senator calls on VA secretary to resignaccording to a committee statement. McDonald took over the troubled department
Senator calls on VA secretary to resign
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 3 days ago
according to a committee statement. McDonald took over the troubled department about two years ago after former Secretary Eric Shinseki was forced out of the job because of persistent problems of long waiting periods for veterans seeking medical... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Senator calls on VA secretary to resignaccording to a committee statement. McDonald took over the troubled department
Senator calls on VA secretary to resign
KTVZ Bend / Posted 3 days ago
according to a committee statement. McDonald took over the troubled department about two years ago after former Secretary Eric Shinseki was forced out of the job because of persistent problems of long waiting periods for veterans seeking medical... Read more
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FOX News
VA secretary facing bipartisan firestorm over Disney commentsand that VA employees at some locations made secret lists to hide long wait tim
VA secretary facing bipartisan firestorm over Disney comments
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
and that VA employees at some locations made secret lists to hide long wait times. McDonald took over when his predecessor, Eric Shinseki, was forced out. The VA is the only health care system that makes wait time information public. Asked Monday... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Senator calls on VA secretary to resignaccording to a committee statement. McDonald took over the troubled department
Senator calls on VA secretary to resign
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 3 days ago
according to a committee statement. McDonald took over the troubled department about two years ago after former Secretary Eric Shinseki was forced out of the job because of persistent problems of long waiting periods for veterans seeking medical... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Senator calls on VA secretary to resignaccording to a committee statement. McDonald took over the troubled department
Senator calls on VA secretary to resign
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 3 days ago
according to a committee statement. McDonald took over the troubled department about two years ago after former Secretary Eric Shinseki was forced out of the job because of persistent problems of long waiting periods for veterans seeking medical... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Senator calls on VA secretary to resignaccording to a committee statement. McDonald took over the troubled department
Senator calls on VA secretary to resign
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 3 days ago
according to a committee statement. McDonald took over the troubled department about two years ago after former Secretary Eric Shinseki was forced out of the job because of persistent problems of long waiting periods for veterans seeking medical... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Senator calls on VA secretary to resignaccording to a committee statement. McDonald took over the troubled department
Senator calls on VA secretary to resign
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 3 days ago
according to a committee statement. McDonald took over the troubled department about two years ago after former Secretary Eric Shinseki was forced out of the job because of persistent problems of long waiting periods for veterans seeking medical... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Senator calls on VA secretary to resignaccording to a committee statement. McDonald took over the troubled department
Senator calls on VA secretary to resign
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 3 days ago
according to a committee statement. McDonald took over the troubled department about two years ago after former Secretary Eric Shinseki was forced out of the job because of persistent problems of long waiting periods for veterans seeking medical... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Senator calls on VA secretary to resignaccording to a committee statement. McDonald took over the troubled department
Senator calls on VA secretary to resign
KTXS Abilene / Posted 3 days ago
according to a committee statement. McDonald took over the troubled department about two years ago after former Secretary Eric Shinseki was forced out of the job because of persistent problems of long waiting periods for veterans seeking medical... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Senator calls on VA secretary to resignaccording to a committee statement. McDonald took over the troubled department
Senator calls on VA secretary to resign
KECI Missoula / Posted 3 days ago
according to a committee statement. McDonald took over the troubled department about two years ago after former Secretary Eric Shinseki was forced out of the job because of persistent problems of long waiting periods for veterans seeking medical... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Senator calls on VA secretary to resignaccording to a committee statement. McDonald took over the troubled department
Senator calls on VA secretary to resign
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 3 days ago
according to a committee statement. McDonald took over the troubled department about two years ago after former Secretary Eric Shinseki was forced out of the job because of persistent problems of long waiting periods for veterans seeking medical... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Senator calls on VA secretary to resignaccording to a committee statement. McDonald took over the troubled department
Senator calls on VA secretary to resign
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 3 days ago
according to a committee statement. McDonald took over the troubled department about two years ago after former Secretary Eric Shinseki was forced out of the job because of persistent problems of long waiting periods for veterans seeking medical... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Senator calls on VA secretary to resignaccording to a committee statement. McDonald took over the troubled department
Senator calls on VA secretary to resign
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 3 days ago
according to a committee statement. McDonald took over the troubled department about two years ago after former Secretary Eric Shinseki was forced out of the job because of persistent problems of long waiting periods for veterans seeking medical... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
Senator calls on VA secretary to resignaccording to a committee statement. McDonald took over the troubled department
Senator calls on VA secretary to resign
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 3 days ago
according to a committee statement. McDonald took over the troubled department about two years ago after former Secretary Eric Shinseki was forced out of the job because of persistent problems of long waiting periods for veterans seeking medical... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Senator calls on VA secretary to resignaccording to a committee statement. McDonald took over the troubled department
Senator calls on VA secretary to resign
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 3 days ago
according to a committee statement. McDonald took over the troubled department about two years ago after former Secretary Eric Shinseki was forced out of the job because of persistent problems of long waiting periods for veterans seeking medical... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Senator calls on VA secretary to resignaccording to a committee statement. McDonald took over the troubled department
Senator calls on VA secretary to resign
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 3 days ago
according to a committee statement. McDonald took over the troubled department about two years ago after former Secretary Eric Shinseki was forced out of the job because of persistent problems of long waiting periods for veterans seeking medical... Read more
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First Coast News
Disney comment leaves VA secretary facing criticism and puns over veterans' wait timesthe wait times issue has been a persistent problem for the department for the l
Disney comment leaves VA secretary facing criticism and puns over veterans' wait times
First Coast News / Posted 3 days ago
the wait times issue has been a persistent problem for the department for the last two years, since McDonald’s predecessor, Eric Shinseki, was forced to resign over cases of doctored wait time lists and inaccurate reports of patient care... Read more
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FOX News
VA secretary facing bipartisan firestorm over Disney commentsand that VA employees at some locations made secret lists to hide long wait tim
VA secretary facing bipartisan firestorm over Disney comments
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
and that VA employees at some locations made secret lists to hide long wait times. McDonald took over when his predecessor, Eric Shinseki, was forced out. The VA is the only health care system that makes wait time information public. Asked Monday... Read more
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NBC News
MTP Follow-Up: Sec. McDonald 'Misspoke'that 60 people have been fired from the department for their role in the wait t
MTP Follow-Up: Sec. McDonald 'Misspoke'
NBC News / Posted 3 days ago
that 60 people have been fired from the department for their role in the wait times scandal that caused former General Eric Shinseki to resign from that post last year. That statement, that 60 people were fired due to the patient scheduling... Read more
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NBC News
VA Secretary Slammed for 'Unbelievably Tone-Deaf' Comparison to Disneylandvets to get care outside of the VA network if they experience delays and led to
VA Secretary Slammed for 'Unbelievably Tone-Deaf' Comparison to Disneyland
NBC News / Posted 3 days ago
vets to get care outside of the VA network if they experience delays and led to firings of multiple senior executives. Eric Shinseki, the head of the VA at the time, resigned. "People don't die while waiting to go on Space Mountain." The... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
VA chief's satisfaction measure draws GOP howlsand exceeded the reasonable time a veteran should wait to see a doctor. The sca
VA chief's satisfaction measure draws GOP howls
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
and exceeded the reasonable time a veteran should wait to see a doctor. The scandal cost Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki his job. In the scandal's aftermath, VA has said that wait times for care have shortened in many places,... Read more
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Air Force Times
Disney comment leaves VA secretary facing criticism and puns over veterans' wait timesthe wait times issue has been a persistent problem for the department for the l
Disney comment leaves VA secretary facing criticism and puns over veterans' wait times
Air Force Times / Posted 4 days ago
the wait times issue has been a persistent problem for the department for the last two years, since McDonald’s predecessor, Eric Shinseki, was forced to resign over cases of doctored wait time lists and inaccurate reports of patient care... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
VA Secretary under fire comparing veteran wait times to amusement parkago when a whistleblower said that 40 veterans died waiting up to 21 months for
VA Secretary under fire comparing veteran wait times to amusement park
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 4 days ago
ago when a whistleblower said that 40 veterans died waiting up to 21 months for care. The head of the VA at the time, Eric Shinseki, resigned. The comments were set upon immediately by politicians and advocacy groups. “You can’t compare... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Counsel: Feds didn't properly investigate whistleblower claims at VA hospitalthat it covered up long patient wait times for years. The scandal led to the re
Counsel: Feds didn't properly investigate whistleblower claims at VA hospital
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
that it covered up long patient wait times for years. The scandal led to the resignation of the department's chief, Eric Shinseki, in May 2014. Lerner called the VA inspector general's probe "deficient." "Despite confirming ongoing delays... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
VA secretary compares long hospital wait times to lines at Disneylandto cast lengthy wait times in a more favorable light. The scandal led to the re
VA secretary compares long hospital wait times to lines at Disneyland
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 4 days ago
to cast lengthy wait times in a more favorable light. The scandal led to the resignation of the VA secretary at the time, Eric Shinseki, and to McDonald’s appointment. A 2015 Associated Press analysis revealed that most California veterans wait... Read more
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Al.com
VA clinic wait times same as waiting for ride at Disney? VA boss makes comparisonas a major aspect of her job in Congress. She, along with other members of Cong
VA clinic wait times same as waiting for ride at Disney? VA boss makes comparison
Al.com / Posted 4 days ago
as a major aspect of her job in Congress. She, along with other members of Congress, called on President Obama to fire VA Secretary Eric Shinseki in 2014 after the scandal came to light that veterans had died while awaiting treatment at a VA facili... Read more
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CBS News
VA secretary compares wait times for patients to lines at Disneylandformer CEO of Procter & Gamble, has served as the head of the VA since 2014. He
VA secretary compares wait times for patients to lines at Disneyland
CBS News / Posted 4 days ago
former CEO of Procter & Gamble, has served as the head of the VA since 2014. He took over after his predecessor, Secretary Eric Shinseki, resigned that year over the scandal that plagued the department with wait times that reportedly left as many... Read more
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Newsmax
Rep. Bilirakis: House Legislation Will Hold VA Accountableas vice-chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee noted that it has been
Rep. Bilirakis: House Legislation Will Hold VA Accountable
Newsmax / Posted 6 days ago
as vice-chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee noted that it has been nearly two years since then-VA Secretary Eric Shinseki resigned because of numerous scandals, including news that wait times for veterans to receive medical care had... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Judge sentences former Phoenix VA Director Sharon Helman to probationagainst whistleblowers, and flawed medical care at some facilities. The scanda
Judge sentences former Phoenix VA Director Sharon Helman to probation
The Arizona Republic / Posted 11 days ago
against whistleblowers, and flawed medical care at some facilities. The scandal led to replacement of VA Secretary Eric Shinseki, passage of a $16.3 billion VA reform bill and what was touted as the largest overhaul of VA policies and... Read more
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MedCity News
Veterans can't catch a break as "solution" to delayed medical appointments causes new set of problemslooks like the waits weren’t that bad. The whole scandal ended up forcing the r
Veterans can't catch a break as "solution" to delayed medical appointments causes new set of problems
MedCity News / Posted 11 days ago
looks like the waits weren’t that bad. The whole scandal ended up forcing the resignation of the VA secretary at the time, Eric Shinseki. Congress and the VA came up with a fix: Veterans Choice, a $10 billion program. Veterans received a card that... Read more
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Al.com
Roby bill would add oversight to VA mental health and substance abuse treatmentto see a physician and the covering up of appointment records -- that led to th
Roby bill would add oversight to VA mental health and substance abuse treatment
Al.com / Posted 14 days ago
to see a physician and the covering up of appointment records -- that led to the resignation of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki in 2014. The Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System in Montgomery was found to have an employee who... Read more
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Philly.com
Can Philadelphia's David Shulkin cure the VA?patients could have been saved with swifter care, but the underlying problems l
Can Philadelphia's David Shulkin cure the VA?
Philly.com / Posted 18 days ago
patients could have been saved with swifter care, but the underlying problems led to the ouster of former VA Secretary Eric Shinseki, and brought lasting scrutiny to the agency and its lengthy wait times. A VA audit released in June 2014 found... Read more
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Roll Call
Scandal-Plagued VA Overhaul Slow, New Accountability Soughtand administrative oversight at some VA hospitals were uncovered. The scandal l
Scandal-Plagued VA Overhaul Slow, New Accountability Sought
Roll Call / Posted 28 days ago
and administrative oversight at some VA hospitals were uncovered. The scandal led to the resignation of Veterans Secretary Eric Shinseki, and prompted hearings and congressional action to address the problems. But a 2o14 overhaul law has not been... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
VA needs changesconstruction in Aurora after the VA incurred nearly $1 billion in cost overruns
VA needs changes
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 29 days ago
construction in Aurora after the VA incurred nearly $1 billion in cost overruns. That was a year after then-Secretary Eric Shinseki resigned amid a scandal over veterans care. An investigation revealed evidence that at least 110 VA facilities... Read more
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USA Today
VA brass knew of false data for 2 yearsperceived cover-ups and a lack of accountability. Since the health care scanda
VA brass knew of false data for 2 years
USA Today / Posted 1 months ago
perceived cover-ups and a lack of accountability. Since the health care scandal was first exposed in April, VA Secretary Eric Shinseki and Petzel have resigned; Bowers was forced to retire early; and Helman was placed on administrative leave... Read more

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