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Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki is sworn in on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 15, 2014, prior to testify before the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee hearing to examine the state of Veterans Affairs health care. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

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Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki pauses while testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 15, 2014, before the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee hearing to examine the state of Veterans Affairs health care. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

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National Edition News cover for May 16, 2014 - Shinseki vows to stay on job to fix VA health care: Veterans sitting in the audience watch as Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki responds to a question as he and Under Secretary for Health, Department of Veterans Affairs, Robert A. Petzel, testify during a Senate Veterans Affairs Committee hearing titled "The State of VA Health Care" in the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, DC., Tuesday, May 13, 20124. (Photo Rod Lamkey Jr.)

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Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 15, 2014, before the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee hearing to examine the state of Veterans Affairs health care. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

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Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki, left, and Veterans Affairs Undersecretary of Health Robert Petzel, MD, prepare to testify on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 15, 2014, before the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee hearing to examine the state of Veterans Affairs health care. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

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Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 15, 2014, before the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee hearing to examine the state of Veterans Affairs health care. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

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Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki is sworn in on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 15, 2014, prior to testify before the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee hearing to examine the state of Veterans Affairs health care. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

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Senator Bernard Sanders (I-VT) asks a question of Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki and Under Secretary for Health, Department of Veterans Affairs, Robert A. Petzel, during their testimony during a Senate Veterans Affairs Committee hearing titled "The State of VA Health Care" in the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, DC., Tuesday, May 13, 20124. (Photo Rod Lamkey Jr.)

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Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki (left) arrives with Senator Bernard Sanders (I-VT, right) to give his testimony at a Senate Veterans Affairs Committee hearing titled "The State of VA Health Care" in the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, DC., Tuesday, May 13, 20124. (Photo Rod Lamkey Jr.)

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Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki arrives at the witness table to give his testimony at a Senate Veterans Affairs Committee hearing titled "The State of VA Health Care" in the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, DC., Tuesday, May 13, 20124. (Photo Rod Lamkey Jr.)

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Senator Bernard Sanders (I-VT) listens while Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki and Under Secretary for Health, Department of Veterans Affairs, Robert A. Petzel, respond to a question during their testimony during a Senate Veterans Affairs Committee hearing titled "The State of VA Health Care" in the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, DC., Tuesday, May 13, 20124. (Photo Rod Lamkey Jr.)

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Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki responds to a question as he and Under Secretary for Health, Department of Veterans Affairs, Robert A. Petzel, testify during a Senate Veterans Affairs Committee hearing titled "The State of VA Health Care" in the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, DC., Tuesday, May 13, 20124. (Photo Rod Lamkey Jr.)

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Veterans sitting in the audience watch as Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki responds to a question as he and Under Secretary for Health, Department of Veterans Affairs, Robert A. Petzel, testify during a Senate Veterans Affairs Committee hearing titled "The State of VA Health Care" in the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, DC., Tuesday, May 13, 20124. (Photo Rod Lamkey Jr.)

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Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki responds to a question as he and Under Secretary for Health, Department of Veterans Affairs, Robert A. Petzel, testify during a Senate Veterans Affairs Committee hearing titled "The State of VA Health Care" in the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, DC., Tuesday, May 13, 20124. (Photo Rod Lamkey Jr.)

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Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA, left) and Richard Burr (R-NC, center) listen while Senator Bernard Sanders (I-VT, right) asks a question of Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki and Under Secretary for Health, Department of Veterans Affairs, Robert A. Petzel, during their testimony during a Senate Veterans Affairs Committee hearing titled "The State of VA Health Care" in the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, DC., Tuesday, May 13, 20124. (Photo Rod Lamkey Jr.)

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Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki responds to a question as he and Under Secretary for Health, Department of Veterans Affairs, Robert A. Petzel, testify during a Senate Veterans Affairs Committee hearing titled "The State of VA Health Care" in the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, DC., Tuesday, May 13, 20124. (Photo Rod Lamkey Jr.)

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Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki makes his way from the room following his testimony at a Senate Veterans Affairs Committee hearing titled "The State of VA Health Care" in the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, DC., Tuesday, May 13, 20124. (Photo Rod Lamkey Jr.)

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Senator John McCain (R-AZ) who is not on the committee but was asked to join in the hearing, asks a question of Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki and Under Secretary for Health, Department of Veterans Affairs, Robert A. Petzel, during their testimony at a Senate Veterans Affairs Committee hearing titled "The State of VA Health Care" in the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, DC., Tuesday, May 13, 20124. (Photo Rod Lamkey Jr.)

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Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki (right) and Under Secretary for Health, Department of Veterans Affairs, Robert A. Petzel (left) raise their right hands and are sworn-in prior to their testimony at a Senate Veterans Affairs Committee hearing titled "The State of VA Health Care" in the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, DC., Tuesday, May 13, 20124. (Photo Rod Lamkey Jr.)

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Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki (left) and Under Secretary for Health, Department of Veterans Affairs, Robert A. Petzel, respond to a question during their testimony at a Senate Veterans Affairs Committee hearing titled "The State of VA Health Care" in the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, DC., Tuesday, May 13, 20124. (Photo Rod Lamkey Jr.)