Shinseki on the Hot Seat

By Danielle Leigh

Published 05/15 2014 11:10AM

Updated 05/15 2014 11:13AM

Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki faces a Senate Committee today to address the scandal plaguing his agency. 

Allegations of systemic scheduling manipulation and nightmarish backlogs at VA facilities have lawmakers asking tough questions about Shinseki's leadership.

This problem is looking more and more like a game of cat and mouse that's been going on since at least 2008.

The VA repeatedly tried to stop scheduling tricks employees would use to hide severe delays in veterans' health care, and employees kept coming up with new ones.

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