The Department of Veterans Affairs on Friday recommended firing the director of the Pittsburgh VA Healthcare System for unspecified “conduct unbecoming a senior executive.”
President Barack Obama plans to nominate former Procter & Gamble executive Robert McDonald as the next Veterans Affairs secretary, as the White House seeks to shore up an agency beset by treatment delays and struggling to deal with an influx of new veterans returning from wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Two congressmen are criticizing the Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System for keeping nearly 700 veterans on a list for medical care, some for more than a year.
VA Official resigns in wake of scandal
The U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs has assured Sen. Bob Casey that he’s on top of the outbreak of Legionnaires Disease at the VA hospitals in Pittsburgh.