VA chief vows full wait-list probe

Initial evidence of cooked books ‘isolated,’ senators told

Posted: May 16, 2014 at 3:56 a.m.

Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki testifies Thursday before a Senate committee, where he faced tough questions about waiting lists for veteran health services.

Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki told lawmakers Thursday that allegations that waiting lists for medical care at veterans hospitals had been manipulated "makes me mad as hell."

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