Veterans Affairs Secretary
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.
The following KDKA editorial discusses Eric Shineski’s resignation from his secretary position Friday as the VA hospitals scandal continues to grow nationwide.
NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/02/2014
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