Shinseki: ‘Trust Is an Important Aspect of Everything We Do’

‘I expect our employees to provide the highest quality care ... we only have one mission’

Shinseki faces bipartisan criticism during Hill hearing on vet health care scandal (Fox News)

Lawmakers accused Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki of failing to act on repeated warnings about problems with the veterans health care system, as the embattled secretary vowed to take "all actions necessary" to fix the problems during a contentious hearing on Capitol Hill. 

"Any allegation, any adverse incident like this makes me mad as hell," Shinseki said Thursday. 

He addressed lawmakers in his first testimony on Capitol Hill since allegations that delayed health care led to patient deaths were made public. Early in the hearing, he faced heated bipartisan criticism that his department is falling down on its vital obligation to care for America's veterans. 

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