Congress growing impatient on inquiry in VA deaths

Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki listens on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 15, 2014, while testifying before the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee hearing to examine the state of Veterans Affairs health care. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)WASHINGTON (AP) — Patience is wearing thin in Congress as lawmakers confront allegations of treatment delays and falsified patient-appointment reports at health centers run by the Veterans Affairs Department. A former clinic director says dozens of veterans died while awaiting treatment at the Phoenix VA hospital.

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