Breaking: Eric Shinseki Is OUT!!
At a press conference Friday at 11:15 AM, President Obama announced that Veteran’s Affairs director Eric Shinseki has resigned.
— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) May 30, 2014
"Alright everybody, sit down," President says, bursting into briefing room – now taking about VA abuses says "totally unacceptable"
— West Wing Reports (@WestWingReport) May 30, 2014
Obama on VA scandal: “It’s totally unacceptable. Our veterans deserve the best. They’e earned it.”
— Peter Baker (@peterbakernyt) May 30, 2014
Obama: Shinseki offered ha resignation and the president accepted. #VAScandal
— T.J. Holmes (@tjholmes) May 30, 2014
CNN reports at just after 11 that VA secretary #Shinseki is resigning. 1115 statement from White House.
— patrick dickson (@StripesDCchief) May 30, 2014
The VA story now becomes fight about money: Dems want to throw billions at it, GOP will demand sharper reforms.
— Byron York (@ByronYork) May 30, 2014
Apparently, Obama read about how bad the VA scandal was in the newspapers last night.