VA Secretary Says Suicide Prevention Is His Only Clinical Priority

US | Jonah Bennett
Veterans Affairs Secretary Shulkin speaks during “VA Accountability Act” signing ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington

‘Suicide is at an epidemic crisis’

VA Secretary Turfs Manchester Medical Center Director After Abysmal Report

US | Jonah Bennett
David Shulkin testifes to become Veterans Affairs secretary in Washington

‘I have never seen a hospital run this poorly’

Trump's VA Terminates 500, Suspends 200 For Misconduct

Investigative Group | Luke Rosiak
U.S. President Donald Trump attends the Women’s Entrepreneurship Finance event during the G20 leaders summit in Hamburg, Germany July 8, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Trump puts his catch phrase into action

VA To Post List Of Employee Firings, Stop Rewarding Employees For Bogus Discrimination Claims

Investigative Group | Luke Rosiak
David Shulkin, Under Secretary of Health for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, waves to a reporter after meeting in the lobby of Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York
70-percent minority workforce routinely invokes racism as cash cow

VA Secretary Promises Staff Accountability Bill Won't Lead To 'Large Number Of Firings'

Politics | Jonah Bennett
Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin looks on prior to U.S. President Trump signing an Executive Order on improving accountability and whistleblower protection, at the Veterans Affairs Department in Washington, U.S., April 27, 2017. (PHOTO: REUTERS/Carlos Barria)

‘This is a tool that’s going to be used for a small number of people’

VA Expands Emergency Mental Care To Vets With Bad Service Records

US | Jonah Bennett
A bill that aims to reduce suicide among military veterans passed both the House and Senate and will make its way to the White House for President Obama to sign. Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images

‘Suicide prevention is my top clinical priority’

Whistleblowers Celebrate Trump Signing Accountability Legislation For The VA

Politics | Jonah Bennett
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a rally at the U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, U.S.

‘Moving forward, the toxic culture at the VA will hopefully begin to correct itself’

Petition To End Dog Experimentation At VA Hits 60,000 Signatures

Politics | Jonah Bennett
David Shulkin, Under Secretary of Health for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, waves to a reporter after meeting in the lobby of Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York

‘The VA’s painful and deadly experiments on dogs are a betrayal’

Senate Passes Legislation Empowering VA Secretary To Get Rid Of Bad Employees

Politics | Jonah Bennett
US President Donald Trump speaks with Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin (R) during a listening session about veterans affairs in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on March 17, 2017. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images.

‘Secretary Shulkin will be able to get poor performers out quickly’

VA Secretary Open To Possibility Of Medical Marijuana For Vets

Politics | Jonah Bennett
David Shulkin testifes to become Veterans Affairs secretary in Washington

‘There may be some evidence that this is beginning to be helpful’

VA Secretary Says Civil Service Rules Forcing 'Terrible Managers' On Veterans

Investigative Group | Luke Rosiak
US President Donald Trump speaks with Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin (R) during a listening session about veterans affairs in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on March 17, 2017. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images.

Being caught on camera watching porn isn’t enough to easily fire

Senate Committee Passes Major VA Accountability Bill Allowing VA Sec To Fire Bad Employees

Politics | Jonah Bennett
David Shulkin testifes to become Veterans Affairs secretary in Washington

‘Veterans are now one step closer to receiving the quality of care they earned’

Memphis VA Moves To Terminate Whistleblower With Long History Of Disclosures

US | Jonah Bennett
A man walks past the headquarters building at the Department of Veterans Affairs in Washington, DC, May 23, 2014. Larry Downing/Reuters

The VA has already tried unsuccessfully to get rid of him twice

VA Secretary Urges Senate To Quickly Pass Legislation Allowing Him To Fire Bad Employees

Politics | Jonah Bennett
David Shulkin, Under Secretary of Health for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, waves to a reporter after meeting in the lobby of Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York

‘No other hospital system or business would have to put up with this’

VA Employee Finishes 60-Day Sentence For DUI, Returns To Work Without Consequences

US | Jonah Bennett
A man walks past the headquarters building at the Department of Veterans Affairs in Washington, DC, May 23, 2014. Larry Downing/Reuters

‘Privacy laws prohibit our speaking to any personal, employee-specific issue’

A Top Trump VA Appointee Contributed To Clinton

Investigative Group | Luke Rosiak
Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee Holds Nomination Hearing For David Shulkin To Be Veterans Affairs Secretary

Blackburn donated $500 to Clinton’s presidential campaign

No White House Hotline For Veterans Four Months Into Trump Administration

Politics | Jonah Bennett
WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 09: U.S. President Donald Trump meets with members of the airline industry at the White House February 9, 2017 in Washington, DC. Trump held a listening session with the group to advance issues relative to the airline industry. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

‘This could keep me very busy at night, folks’

VA Refuses To Extend Stay Order Protecting Whistleblower

US | Jonah Bennett
VA Secretary Shulkin Testifies To House Veterans' Affairs Committee On Reshaping Veterans Affairs Community

‘We said what we needed to say’

Firing Of Former VA Hospital Director, Convicted Felon Ruled Unconstitutional

Politics | Will Racke
Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin looks on prior to U.S. President Trump signing an Executive Order on improving accountability and whistleblower protection, at the Veterans Affairs Department in Washington, U.S., April 27, 2017. (PHOTO: REUTERS/Carlos Barria)

Accepting more than $50,000 in gifts