VA Secretary Eric Shinseki resigns amid veterans' health care uproar
May 30, 2014 11:40 AM
By The Associated Press
JULIE PACE (Associated Press), PAULINE JELINEK (Associated Press)
Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki is seated before speaking at a meeting of the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans, Friday, May 30, 2014, in Washington. President Barack Obama says he plans to have a "serious conversation" with Shinseki about whether he can stay in his job. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) (Credit: AP)
(AP) Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki has resigned amid widespread troubles in the VA health care system. President Barack Obama says he accepted the resignation with "considerable regret." He and Shinseki met in the Oval Office on Friday morning. Shinseki had faced mounting calls to step down from lawmakers in both parties. Shinseki's resignation comes two days after a scathing...
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