VA Secretary Shinseki Meets with Obama and Resigns

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President Obama today said he's accepted the resignation of former General Eric Shinseki as Secretary of Veterans Affairs. At the White House, when asked by a reporter why he changed his mind just days after asserting full confidence in Shinseki, the President responded, "I think his belief that he would be a distraction from the task at hand, which is to make sure that what's broken gets fixed so that his fellow veterans are getting the services that they need." Mark Thompson is national security correspondent for Time magazine.