Obama To Deliver Statement After Meeting With VA Secretary Shinseki

AP

President Barack Obama is slated to deliver a statement Wednesday morning after meeting with Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki, the White House announced.

Obama was meeting with Shinseki and White House White House Deputy Chief of Staff Rob Nabors, who is overseeing a review of the VA health care system, as the agency faces allegations of treatment delays and preventable deaths at VA facilities. The President is scheduled to deliver his statement at 10:45 a.m. ET in the Brady Press Briefing Room.

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