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Continuing coverage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. Plus, the latest on Mideast tensions.

Continuing coverage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. Plus, the latest on Mideast tensions.

May 22nd, 2014
05:59 PM ET

Boehner 'closer' to calling for Shinseki's resignation

(CNN) – The pressure is mounting against Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki, who is under fire after CNN first reported that at least 40 veterans died while waiting for appointments through the Phoenix VA system, many of whom were allegedly placed on a secret waiting list.

President Barack Obama said Wednesday that Gen. Shinseki is still the right man to lead the agency, but others aren't so sure.

CNN chief congressional correspondent Dana Bash reports.

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