Daily Talker: Senators Call For Criminal Investigation Into VA ScandalA group of 21 Senators from both political parties are calling for the Attorney General to launch a criminal investigation into medical care delays at VA hospitals around the country. "Evidence of secret waiting times, falsification of records, destruction of documents, and other potential criminal wrongdoing has appalled and angered the nation, and imperiled trust and confidence in the Veterans Health Administration," said the letter authored by Sens. John McCain (R-Arizona) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Connecticut), and signed by another 10 Democrats and 9 Republicans.
I-Team: Wait Times At Mass. VA Hospitals Among Highest In NationNew statistics obtained by the I-Team from an internal VA audit show Massachusetts veterans are indeed waiting for first-time appointments.