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May 28th, 2014
05:12 PM ET

White House official: Obama finds latest VA report 'deeply troubling'

(CNN) – President Barack Obama has been briefed on the latest report from the Veterans Affairs inspector general, which found "serious" problems at the VA medical facility in Phoenix, with patients at risk of being "forgotten or lost" in a maze of convoluted scheduling practices.

"The President found the findings of the interim report deeply troubling," says Deputy National Security Adviser Tony Blinken, adding that Obama urged the VA to "act now" to address problems, and not to wait for findings from interim or final reports.
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May 28th, 2014
04:30 PM ET

Rep. Miller calls for Shinseki's resignation, says VA employees may face criminal charges

(CNN) – Following the release of an initial review of the Veterans Affairs medical facility in Phoenix under fire for delayed care and keeping fraudulent wait lists, House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Jeff Miller is now calling for the resignation of Veterans Affairs Secretary Gen. Eric Shinseki.
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