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Democratic Congressman Delivers Passionate Floor Speech On VA Scandal: "They Told A Damn Lie"

Rep. David Scott, a Democrat from Georgia expressed anger and disappointed in the Obama Administration over the Veterans Affairs hospital scandal that left 40 veterans dead.

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Scott also called for the resignation of Secretary Gen. Eric Shinseki in his speech on the House of Representatives floor. President Obama said Wednesday he was personally angered by allegations that hospital officials doctored paperwork to cover long wait times for veterans seeking care.

Andrew Kaczynski is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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