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Kinzinger: Shinseki won't 'survive' at VA

Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) said late Monday he doesn’t think Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki will “survive” in his Cabinet post.

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“Look, Shinseki may be a good guy at heart. His window is very short. He needs to come out massively and change some things, but I don't think he survives this, to be honest with you,” Kinzinger said on Fox News’s “The Kelly File” Monday night.

Kinzinger is an Air National guard pilot and an Iraq War veteran. The head of any company, he said, would be “run out of town” with the results that have occurred on Shinseki’s watch at the VA.

The congressman suggested some VA officials should go to prison.

“Look, not only do people need to be suspended, not only do they need to be fired, we need to talk about who needs to end up in jail over this,” he said.

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