US Veteran Affairs Secretary Steps Down Amid Growing Scandal

May 30, 2014 08:51 PM
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U.S. Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki stepped down Friday morning. Calls for his ouster had been growing, following revelations that about 1,700 veterans were denied medical care and kept off official waiting lists. Still, VOA's Jeff Seldin reports from the Pentagon that the furor has not eroded respect for the former four-star general.