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Shinseki Summoned to White House

May 30, 2014

Associated Press

Eric Shinseki (AP)
Eric Shinseki (AP)

WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama is summoning VA Secretary Eric Shinseki to the White House Friday morning.

The meeting comes amid mounting calls for the embattled Shinseki to resign. There are widespread allegations of treatment delays at VA hospitals around the country. Shinseki is expected to give the president an update on a review he has been conducting.

Obama says in a television interviews aired Thursday that he plans to have a "serious conversation" with Shinseki about whether he is prepared to fix the problems.

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Original headline: Obama summons Shinseki to the White House



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