Acting head of the Veterans Affairs Department to testify today

The acting secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs will testify on Capitol Hill today.

Sloan Gibson is scheduled to appear at a Senate Committee hearing on the status of wait times and accountability in the Veterans Affairs health care system.

He will be asked to explain how he has improved those areas since taking over for former Secretary Eric Shinseki in May.

Former Proctor and Gamble executive Robert McDonald will take over the Department of Veterans Affairs  once he’s confirmed by the Senate.

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