(WASHINGTON POST) The House committee that has focused on the cover-up of long wait times for service at veterans hospitals will turn its attention to the federal employees who turned back the covers, sometimes risking their careers to do so.
The House Veterans Affairs Committee, during a Tuesday evening hearing, will hear from whistleblowers who exposed the fraudulent practices that have become a national scandal.
This is another in a long series of hearings called by Chairman Jeff Miller (R-Fla.), who has been leading a probe into mismanagement at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Revelations prompted by whistleblowers and outrage from members of Congress and veterans led to the resignation of former secretary Eric Shinseki in May.
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