Obama says VA chief Shinseki resigns; deputy Sloan to take over
Update 10:30 a.m.: Obama says VA chief Shinseki resigns; deputy Sloan to take over
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Friday that U.S. Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki resigned over a veterans healthcare delay scandal that has embarrassed the administration, explaining Shinseki did not want to be a "distraction" as the problem was fixed.
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