Tag: David Scott

VA's Shinseki Vows Not to Quit as Pressure Mounts for His Resignation

VA's Shinseki Vows Not to Quit as Pressure Mounts for His Resignation

As the scandal engulfing the Veterans Administration grows, calls for the resignation of Veterans’ Affairs Secretary Eric K. Shinseki are mounting. However, on May 22 Shinseki insisted he will not resign and fully intends to stay in office. The VA

First Dems Call for VA Chief Shinseki to Resign

First Dems Call for VA Chief Shinseki to Resign

Two Democratic Congressmen are now the first members of their party to call upon Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki to resign. Rep. John Barrow (D-GA) released a statement saying: Unfortunately, this administration has fallen short in providing the kind of

Dem Rep Hammers Obama on House Floor over VA Scandal

Dem Rep Hammers Obama on House Floor over VA Scandal

On Wednesday the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, Rep. David Scott (D-GA) called for the resignation of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki and criticized President Barack Obama for his remarks on the expanding VA scandal. Scott was called

Dem Rep Rails Against 'Dishonest' 'Disrespectful' Obama

Dem Rep Rails Against 'Dishonest' 'Disrespectful' Obama

The Hill: A Democratic lawmaker is accusing the Obama administration of being “dishonest” in the handling of two controversial judicial nominations. Georgia Rep. David Scott (D) ratcheted up his rare attack on the White House for striking a deal with

Myanmar President-Elect Suu Kyi Hopes Victory is Dawn of New Era

Myanmar President-Elect Suu Kyi Hopes Victory is Dawn of New Era

(AP) Myanmar’s Suu Kyi hopes victory is dawn of new eraBy TODD PITMAN and AYE AYE WINAssociated PressYANGON, MyanmarAung San Suu Kyi claimed victory Monday in Myanmar’s historic by-election, saying she hoped it would mark the beginning of a new