On Air Now

Listen

Listen Live Now » 94.7 FM Central Wisconsin 102.9 FM Wausau, WI

Weather

Current Conditions(Wausau,WI 54403)

More Weather »
67° Feels Like: 67°
Wind: N 7 mph Past 24 hrs - Precip: 0”
Current Radar for Zip

Tonight

Thunderstorms 52°

Tomorrow

AM Light Rain 60°

Mon Night

Clear 40°

Alerts

Obama wants 'accountability' for veterans: White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama believes there needs to be "accountability" at the Veterans Administration once the facts are established about allegations of months-long wait times for veterans seeking healthcare, the White House said on Thursday.

Pressed on the status of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki, White House spokesman Jay Carney said Obama wants to see the results of an inspector general's inquiry into the charges as well as an internal audit Shinseki is conducting.

"He believes there ought to be accountability" once the facts are established from the probes, Carney said.

(Reporting By Steve Holland; Editing by Sandra Maler)

Comments