Shinseki resigns amid veterans' health care issues

President Barack Obama says he accepted the resignation

President Barack Obama says he accepted the resignation with "considerable regret." (May 30, 2014 10:18 PM)

Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki has resigned amid widespread troubles in the VA health care system.

President Barack Obama says he accepted the resignation with "considerable regret." He and Shinseki met in the Oval Office Friday morning.

Shinseki had faced mounting calls to step down from lawmakers in both parties.

Shinseki's resignation comes two days after a scathing...

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