Skip to comments.Denis McDonough: Obama is "madder than hell" about VA scandal
Posted on 05/18/2014 9:30:42 AM PDT by kristinn
White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough defended the White House reaction to the scandals emerging from Veterans Administration (VA) hospitals around the country, saying on CBS' "Face the Nation" that President Obama "is madder than hell - I've got the scars to prove it."
In an interview with CBS News Chief White House Correspondent, McDonough said that VA Secretary Eric Shinseki is the right person to lead the investigation into reports that veterans have been put on secret waiting lists to hide the number of people who were not being treated within the VA's goal of 14 days. Several Republican lawmakers and The American Legion, the nation's largest veterans group, have called on Shinseki to resign.
"General Shinseki continues to work this every single day...and he will continue to work these issues until they're fixed," McDonough said. "The president will continue to demand that he and all of us who work for him continue to fix these things until they are functioning the way that our veterans believe they should and...so that they get the services and the benefits that they have earned."
In a separate interview on "Face the Nation," American Legion National Commander Daniel Dellinger stood by the organization's insistence that Shinseki should step down. "He should be coming forward with the same leadership he showed in the military as a four-star general into the VA and it just hasn't happened. The accountability just hasn't been there and I think it is systematic of the entire system," Dellinger said. He said that under similar circumstances the CEO of a major corporation would have stepped down or a member of the military would have been relieved of duty.
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Hi is so angry that he will draw a red line for the VA.
*At this point, all you can do with these people, is point at them and laugh.
The only thing Obamaturd is “madder than hell” about is that more veterans didn’t die before the SHTF.
My BS meter just exploded.
Madder than hell that he got caught, maybe.
The problems at the VA are the result of Obama’s “Lead From Behind” management style. He just doesn’t care about anyone but himself.
Just like he was mad about the IRS, fast and furious, and Benghazi.
The only thing dumBO is mad about is missing his tee time.
He’s so mad about how Bush and global warming have been treating the vets for the past 6 years, that he’s been out “working hard” fundraising all week to keep the Republicans from taking the House and Senate in November. Remember, Barry says, “Voting is the best revenge!” - Barack Hussein Obama, Ohio, 11-02-2012.
Where is the satire tag?
Frankly, I believe this like I believe in the Tooth Fairy. It is just preposterous.
Scumbag in chief has not defered to a special prosecutor, ONCE!
Had a Bush, Reagan or Nixon done the crimes this POSOTUS committed. The left would be screaming for one.
The GOPe is a bunch of quivering unmanly organs.
What a tin ear, to say that “I’ve got the scars to prove it” when talking about the VA hospital system.
These clowns just don’t get it, can’t get it, and will never get it. The military might as well be aliens from another planet to these lowlifes.
Scratch that, if they were aliens of any sort they’d be getting preferential treatment.
Mad as hell they got caught before the midterms.
He’s “Madder than hell” that another scandal was revealed.
So what? Tough you know what.
The POS is madder than Hell becuuse ths exposes government run healthcare as an absolute fraud.
He’s only mad that they were exposed.
There will be hell to pay when he finishes this round of golf.
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