In a live spot broadcast from Charlotte, N.C., the site where President Barack Obama had spoken to the annual American Legion convention, CNN senior investigative correspondent Drew Griffin reacted to a newly released inspector general’s report about waitlist manipulation at the Veterans Administration hospitals.
Griffin called it damning and said it tied the deaths of some veterans to the scandal.
“This report, quite frankly is a damning report,” he said. “It confirms much of what already has been reported. They did find that 40 veterans on electric waitlists have died. It’s the question of how they died and if those delays actually caused their deaths that is at issue here. But this whole IG report is really a scathing rebuke of the management out there. They talk about the fact that this poor quality of care is unacceptable.”
(h/t RNC Research)
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