Sunshine State News
By Kevin Derby
May 29, 2014
On Thursday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., called for VA Secretary Eric Shinseki to resign after a critical inspector general’s report focusing on altered wait lists at VA medical centers across the nation. Rubio called for the Senate to pass his bill which would make it easier for the VA secretary to fire or demote problem employees. The House passed a version of the bill, sponsored by U.S. Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., earlier in the month.
“The inspector general’s report not only confirmed our worst fears about rampant mismanagement and institutional neglect at the VA, it also revealed the problem is even worse than we thought,” Rubio said.
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