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Obama says he will get to the bottom of Veterans mess

U.S. President Barack Obama makes a statement to the press after meeting with U.S. Secretary of Veteran Affairs Eric Shinseki (NOT PICTURED) at the White House in Washington, May 21, 2014. REUTERS/Larry Downing

U.S. President Barack Obama makes a statement to the press after meeting with U.S. Secretary of Veteran Affairs Eric Shinseki (NOT PICTURED) at the White House in Washington, May 21, 2014. REUTERS/Larry Downing

U.S. President Barack Obama makes a statement to the press after meeting with U.S. Secretary of Veteran Affairs Eric Shinseki (NOT PICTURED) at the White House in Washington, May 21, 2014. REUTERS/Larry Downing
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U.S. President Barack Obama makes a statement to the press after meeting with U.S. Secretary of Veteran Affairs Eric Shinseki (NOT PICTURED) at the White House in Washington, May 21, 2014. REUTERS/Larry Downing

U.S. President Barack Obama makes a statement to the press after meeting with U.S. Secretary of Veteran Affairs Eric Shinseki (NOT PICTURED) at the White House in Washington, May 21, 2014. REUTERS/Larry Downing

U.S. President Barack Obama makes a statement to the press after meeting with U.S. Secretary of Veteran Affairs Eric Shinseki (NOT PICTURED) at the White House in Washington, May 21, 2014. REUTERS/Larry Downing
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U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki arrives for his meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama at the White House in Washington May 21, 2014. REUTERS/Larry Downing

U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki arrives for his meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama at the White House in Washington May 21, 2014. REUTERS/Larry Downing

U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki arrives for his meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama at the White House in Washington May 21, 2014. REUTERS/Larry Downing
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