News to us! Jay Carney says Obama learned of VA scandal from media reports [video]

, , , , ,

http://twitter.com/#!/JayCaruso/status/468451610214285313 A pretty lousy kind — and, according to press secretary Jay Carney, the kind that’s currently occupying the White House. Confronted about the developing Veterans Affairs scandal during today’s press briefing, Carney reassured the press corps — and thus the country — that President Obama only found out about it recently. From the news, natch: http://twitter.com/#!/webbersteinhoff/status/468450431459667968 Transcript: […]

Read More...

‘A time out?’ Obama reportedly placed VA secretary Shinseki ‘on probation’

, , , ,

http://twitter.com/#!/seanmdav/status/471792735255408640 The number of people calling for Veterans Administration Secretary Eric Shinseki to either resign or be fired is increasing every day. CNN’s Steve Brusk passed along a report that the president placed Shinseki on “probation” at the time of Obama’s press conference about the VA scandal last week: http://twitter.com/#!/stevebruskCNN/status/471790956321464321 On “thin ice” is the […]

Read More...

‘Absolutely insane’! Sen. Sanders heaps bogus praise on outgoing Sec. Shinseki [video]

, , ,

http://twitter.com/#!/JimmyPrinceton/status/472427130219819008 Hard lefty Bernie Sanders, chair of the Senate VA Committee, really isn’t happy about VA Secretary Shinseki’s resignation. Why? Because of all the good Shinseki has done for our veterans. No, really: http://twitter.com/#!/SenSanders/status/472435371272572928 Transcript: When he came into office in 2009, do you know how the VA was processing claims? They were processing them […]

Read More...