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VA chief Eric Shinseki tells veterans he will work for their trust
VA chief Eric Shinseki tells veterans he will work for their trust

Facing calls from Capitol Hill for his resignation, Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric K. Shinseki sought to speak directly to veterans Thursday, pledging to redouble efforts to "earn your trust." If any allegations of staff falsifying records to conceal long waits for treatment at VA medical facilities are substantiated, "we will act," Shinseki wrote on the department’s website. "As we approach our observance of Memorial Day and its special significance to our nation, VA is redoubling its efforts, with integrity and compassion, to earn your trust," the retired four-star general added. A VA inspector general’s investigation is ongoing. In...

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