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VA chief Eric Shinseki should resign
VA chief Eric Shinseki should resign

As calls for his ouster spread, it's become clear that Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki has lost the confidence of congressional leaders, whose support he needs for the significant reforms required to improve the VA's healthcare system. He should resign in the interests of those veterans, to whom he is undeniably devoted. Shinseki has been under scrutiny since it was revealed that the VA hospital in Phoenix manipulated records to hide the nearly four-month wait for veterans to get an appointment; some fear that patients may have died while awaiting care. A report from the VA's Office of Inspector General this week said the practice of falsifying wait times was widespread. And...

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