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May 30, 2014 11:27 AM

Shinseki resigns as head of Veterans Affairs following scandal

President Obama announced the resignation of Veterans Affairs secretary Eric Shinseki on Friday after a brief meeting between the two at the White House. Shinseki, a decorated war veteran, was seen as damaged following a scandal over nationwide gaming of treatment numbers at VA hospitals, and more than a hundred members of Congress from both parties had called for him to step down.

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