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Florida Senator Marco Rubio Calls For Resignation Of Embattled VA Secretary

Posted May 29th, 2014 @ 1:39pm


More Republican Florida lawmakers join the Governor calling for the resignation of embattled Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki.


Senator Marco Rubio also wants the Senate to respond to the problems plaguing the VA leaving about 17-hundred vets in need of medical care at risk of being lost in the system or completely forgotten.


He says 50 senators-including 5 Democrats-have shown support for legislation the Senate could pass next week to bring basic accountability to the VA , ensuring those responsible for mistreatment are punished.


The latest CBS News count of senators calling for Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki's resignation is 18--11 Republicans and 7 Democrats.

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