Report: VA executives misused reimbursement programs

By Leo Shane, III: Senior executives with the Department of Veterans Affairs misused interoffice moves to bump up their pay while reducing their job responsibilities, including one case in which a senior official received almost $300,000 in questionable reimbursements, investigators said in a new report released Monday. Lawmakers called the findings further proof “that VA’s corrosive culture extends to the highest levels” and called for firings of senior VA officials connected to the practice. Read more here: