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Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki is seated before speaking at a meeting of the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans, Friday, May 30, 2014, in Washington. The president said Friday that Shinseki is resigning amid widespread troubles with veterans' health care. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki pauses as he speaks at a meeting of the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans, Friday, May 30, 2014, in Washington. President Barack Obama says he plans to have a "serious conversation" with Shinseki about whether he can stay in his job. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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FILE – This May 30, 2014, file photo shows House Veterans' Affairs Committee Chairman Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., left, and Rep. Joe Wilson, R-S.C., right, arriving for a vote on Capitol Hill in Washington as Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki was resigning over the VA health care scandal. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

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House Veterans' Affairs Committee Chairman Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., left, and Rep. Joe Wilson, R-S.C., arrives at the House of Representatives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, May 30, 2014, for a vote as Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki was resigning over the VA health care scandal. Miller, who led hearings this week examining the crisis at a Phoenix VA hospital, had called for Shinseki to step down after a Veterans Affairs Department inspector general's report on Wednesday confirmed the VA had a "systemic" problem with clinics lying about patient wait times. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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National Edition News cover for May 31, 2014 - Eric Shinseki is out! Obama sacks Veterans Affairs Secretary: Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki speaks at a meeting of the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans in Washington, Friday, May 30, 2014. Shinseki faces calls to resign from both Republicans and Democrats in Congress because of an escalating scandal about problems in the VA's nationwide health care system. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki pauses while speaking at a meeting of the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans, Friday, May 30, 2014, in Washington. President Barack Obama says he plans to have a "serious conversation" with Shinseki about whether he can stay in his job. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki pauses while speaking at a meeting of the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans, Friday, May 30, 2014, in Washington. President Barack Obama says he plans to have a "serious conversation" with Shinseki about whether he can stay in his job. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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Deputy Veterans Affairs Secretary Sloan Gibson leaves the White House in Washington, Friday, May 30, 2014, after being named by President Barack Obama to run the Veterans Affairs Department on an interim basis while Obama searches for a replacement for Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki who resigned Friday. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki is seated before speaking at a meeting of the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans, Friday, May 30, 2014, in Washington. The president said Friday that Shinseki is resigning amid widespread troubles with veterans' health care. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki pauses as he speaks at a meeting of the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans, Friday, May 30, 2014, in Washington. President Barack Obama says he plans to have a "serious conversation" with Shinseki about whether he can stay in his job. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki pauses as he speaks at a meeting of the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans, Friday, May 30, 2014, in Washington. President Barack Obama says he plans to have a "serious conversation" with Shinseki about whether he can stay in his job. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki pauses as he speaks at a meeting of the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans, Friday, May 30, 2014, in Washington. President Barack Obama says he plans to have a "serious conversation" with Shinseki about whether he can stay in his job. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki pauses as he speaks at a meeting of the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans, Friday, May 30, 2014, in Washington. President Barack Obama says he plans to have a "serious conversation" with Shinseki about whether he can stay in his job. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki pauses as he speaks at a meeting of the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans, Friday, May 30, 2014, in Washington. President Barack Obama says he plans to have a "serious conversation" with Shinseki about whether he can stay in his job. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)