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Obama: Shinseki is out at VA

Obama: Shinseki is out at VA
Posted May 30th, 2014 @ 11:30am by John Johnson, Newser Staff

(NEWSER) – Eric Shinseki is out as leader of the VA. President Obama today said he accepted the Cabinet secretary's resignation in the wake of the scandal over shoddy medical care for the nation's veterans, reportsCNN. Obama said Shinseki told him he didn't want to be a distraction as the department begins its reforms. Earlier today, Shinseki himself announced that he was firing the top officials at the VA's Phoenix facility.

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