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Both parties recognize the Democrats' scam
Topic - Rob Nabors
The number of VA facilities under investigation after complaints about falsified records and treatment delays has more than doubled in recent days, the Office of Inspector General at the Veterans Affairs Department said late Tuesday.
President Obama will speak Wednesday morning immediately after meeting with embattled Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki, as outrage and criticism mounts from both parties over the White House response to the expanding scandal of mismanagement at VA hospitals.
As he struggles to contain the political damage from the widening VA scandal, President Obama met with Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric K. Shinseki on Wednesday and emerged to say he's pushing for quick, decisive action — but critics say it's another example of his employing strong rhetoric without actually firing anyone.
President Barack Obama is dispatching one of his closest White House advisers to oversee a review of the beleaguered Veterans Affairs Department as the agency grapples with allegations of treatment delays and preventable deaths at a Phoenix veterans hospital.
UPDATED: President Obama on Thursday revealed his full budget proposal for the 2010 fiscal year, which begins in October, by emphasizing steps he is taking to trim wasteful and duplicative spending.
Acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Sloan Gibson and presidential assistant Rob Nabors told Mr. Obama in an Oval Office meeting that a "corrosive culture" and poor management at the VA has sapped employee morale and contributed to delayed services for veterans.