The death of as many as 40 patients allegedly waiting for care at a Phoenix VA hospital has sparked outrage and led to the resignation of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki.
President Obama visited the Phoenix Veterans Administration complex and said while progress has been made to improve service, more work needs to be done to restore the trust of veterans who rely on the facility.
A central Kentucky family says the V-A hospital in Lexington made a major mix-up when it declared their loved one dead. The man was and still is alive and the family now wants answers. WLEX's Josh Breslow reports.
Four people who say they faced retaliation for reporting problems at various Veterans Administration facilities told the House Veterans Affairs Committee what they think needs to be done to protect whistleblowers and improve how the VA cares for vets.
House Speaker John Boehner says, Veteran Administration Secretary Eric Shinseki's resignation does not absolve the President of his responsibility to step in and make things right for our veterans. Business as usual cannot continue.
Speaking about the allegations of misconduct at VA hospitals, President Obama says, "I will not stand for it — not as commander in chief, but also not as an American." Watch the entire NBC special report.
Veterans are calling for the resignation of Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki amid allegations that the VA made some vets wait so long to see a doctor that they died. NBC’s Jim Miklaszewski reports.