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House Veterans Affairs hearing on healthcare inquiry turns testy
House Veterans Affairs hearing on healthcare inquiry turns testy

Veterans Affairs officials came in for a bipartisan tongue-lashing Wednesday night from the House Veterans' Affairs Committee, with lawmakers accusing the VA of "stonewalling" requests for documents pertinent to the investigation into long wait times for healthcare.  The contentious committee hearing came hours after an interim report from the VA's inspector general was released. It found systemic problems throughout the VA network in scheduling veterans for medical appointments, as well as "instances of manipulation" to mask long waits. "Until VA understands that we're deadly serious, you can expect us to be over your shoulder every single...

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