A new leader can't come soon enough for a Veterans Administration mired in scandal

A new leader can't come soon enough for a Veterans Administration mired in scandal.

"Despite an increased VA budget, problems at VA facilities from coast-to-coast have worsened under Secretary McDonald since the wait list scandal broke in 2014." #VAaccountability
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