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Military Veterans / V.A. Hospitals #1131126

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 22, 2014
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Findings of a poll on whether V.A. Secretary Eric Shinseki† should resign due to the V.A. hospital scandal cited. NOTE: Local weather bulletin on screen.

(Capitol: Nancy Cordes) Speaker of the House John Boehner’s emotional remarks about the scandal, Shinseki’s view on support from President Obama, and the status of the investigation at the Hines facility near Chicago reviewed; photo shown of Shinseki with Senator Richard Durbin. [BOEHNER – says we’ve let ‘em die.]

(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Phoenix: John Blackstone) The investigation into the Phoenix facility reviewed; scenes shown of White House Deputy Chief of Staff Rob Nabors† visiting the site; emails to and from acting hospital director Steve Young†† quoted. [Dr. Katherine MITCHELL††- says anyone who speaks out about patient care is retaliated against.] [Arizona American Legion commander Judi BEISCHEL††- says she’s hearing more stories about issues with the administration and the scheduling.]

Pelley, Scott;
Cordes, Nancy;
Blackstone, John

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