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House Panel Continues Probe Of VA Controversy Tonight

(Washington, DC) — A House panel continues a series of hearings tonight on the controversy at the Department of Veterans Affairs. The Veterans Affairs Committee will question two assistant deputy VA undersecretaries about the VA’s capacity to care for a growing numbers of vets. The VA is engulfed in a controversy over scheduling problems across the nation. Investigators are trying to determine whether scheduling problems at the VA’s Phoenix clinic contributed to the deaths of up to 40 vets. Embattled VA Secretary Eric Shinseki recently resigned over the controversy.