Reinstated DC director of VA medical center argued firing was politically driven
June 5, 2019 9:08 am
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When the Department of Veterans Affairs inspector general released a report detailing bad conditions at the Washington, D.C., medical center, the center director, Brian Hawkins, was fired. Long story short he’ll be reinstated with back pay, two years later. Issac Arnsdorf, a reporter for the nonprofit ProPublica, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to talk about how this came to pass.