Is the hammer coming down at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs?
“We’re making fundamental changes in the department in terms of leadership,” McDonald said. “We have held accountable about 900 employees who are no longer with us that were with us before I became secretary.”
“Does that mean you fired them?” asked host Chuck Todd.
“Nine hundred people have been fired since I became secretary,” McDonald said. “We’ve got 60 people that we fired who have manipulated wait times. We’ve got about 100 senior leaders who are under investigation now whose performance reviews have been deferred until we get feedback from the IG and Department of Justice. So we’re holding people accountable.”
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