Pelosi Isn’t Sure If The VA Scandal Is Actually A ‘Scandal’ Yet [VIDEO]
House of Representatives Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi speaks before she helps unveiling the Harvey Milk Forever Stamp at its dedication ceremony at the White House in Washington May 22, 2014. (REUTERS/Larry Downing)
Rep. Nancy Pelosi says that “the evidence remains to be seen” as to whether the Department of Veterans Affairs scandal is actually a “scandal.”
Lawmakers and veteran groups are currently calling for VA Secretary Eric Shinseki’s resignation following revelations that the VA medical center in Phoenix, Arizona kept a secret waiting list that led to some of the numerous preventable veteran deaths overseen by Shinseki’s VA in recent years.
“Well, I think any time that our men and women in uniform are not served in the manner in which they deserve, you could perhaps call it a scandal because it’s scandalous that they’re not,” Pelosi said in an interview that aired Monday with Vox.com editor Ezra Klein.
“Whether it is a scandal with intention and all of that, the evidence remains to be seen,” Pelosi said.
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