The House Veterans Affairs Committee hearing will take place Thursday at 9:30 a.m., a departure...
The Office of Medical Inspector is under fire for its treatment of whistleblowers.
It is unclear when the House and Senate will release their conferenced VA reform bill.
Interim VA Secretary Sloan Gibson said it's "one of the most important jobs in government."
If Gibson accepts, it would mark his first Hill appearance as VA secretary.
The senator called the situation "unacceptable."
The two-time Purple Heart winner once served as secretary of the Navy.
The Speaker said Shinseki's resignation "changes nothing."
The new funds would be used to hire 10,000 new clinical staff.
The Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee chairman "was impressed" with Robert McDonald.
Reviews will include “observing daily scheduling processes" to lower wait times.
Gibson "is doing a great job,” Rep. Jeff Miller said.
Sloan Gibson said IG report confirmed deaths at a Phoenix VA hospital.
“VA’s first priority is to get all veterans off waiting lists and into clinics," Gibson said.
Sen. Richard Blumenthal wants the agency to release information on specific VA facilities.
Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki offered his resignation Friday morning.