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CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 29, 2014
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(Studio: Norah O’Donnell) Report introduced.

(White House: Major Garrett) Intensifying political pressure on the administration for V.A. Secretary Eric Shinseki to resign over the hospital scandal featured.

(Studio: Norah O’Donnell) Report introduced.

(Capitol: Nancy Cordes) Dwindling support for Shinseki in Congress featured; senators calling for him to step down listed on screen. [Senator Al FRANKEN – says we need new leadership.] [Speaker of the House John BOEHNER – wonders if Shinseki resigning will get us to the bottom of the problem.]

(Studio: Norah O’Donnell) Report introduced.

(Chicago: Wyatt Andrews) A whistleblower’s account of how a computer trick allowed the V.A. to falsify reports on how long veterans wait for health care presented. [In shadow, WOMAN – says they were told to record zero wait time; says the supervisors ordered appointment setters to change records so they could get bonuses.] The response from the Edward Hines Jr. Veterans Administration Hospital and other facilities discussed.

Reporter(s):
O’Donnell, Norah;
Garrett, Major;
Cordes, Nancy;
Andrews, Wyatt
Duration:
00:05:50

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