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VA's Shinseki, facing growing calls to quit, set to meet with Obama
VA's Shinseki, facing growing calls to quit, set to meet with Obama

As a growing number of lawmakers from both parties call for the resignation of Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki, the retired general's fate is likely to be tied to his next meeting with President Obama, which could come as early as Friday. At least five Senate Democrats, all up for reelection, have called for Shinseki to step down as bipartisan outrage builds on Capitol Hill after a scathing report from the Department of Veterans Affairs inspector general's office Wednesday. That interim report said systemic problems were found throughout the VA system network in scheduling veterans for medical care and manipulating records to hide long waits for appointments....

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