Shinseki resigns amid VA scandal

Embattled Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki resigned this morning, two days after a Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General report revealed systematic problems that led to care delays at VA facilities across the country.

President Barack Obama made the announcement after a one-on-one meeting with Shinseki, who earlier today apologized to veterans for the depth of the VA system problems. He appointed VA Deputy Secretary Sloan D. Gibson as acting secretary.

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