Political Observers: VA Scandal Differs From Other Obama Debacles

Tobe Berkovitz, College of Communication

The spiraling scandal at the Department of Veterans Affairs over deadly treatment delays and falsified waiting lists is setting itself apart from the other controversies that have plagued the Obama administration, Republicans and political observers tell Newsmax…

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“The Democrats are not going to toe the party line on this one. Any Democrat who is up for re-election will have to break with the president as long as Obama refuses really to take any firm action. There’s just too much on the line for the Democrats. It’s one thing to stay with the president on the IRS and Benghazi, but they’re not going to be able to stay with and support the president if he doesn’t take some firmer action and make some really concrete statements.”

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