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Senator Coats talks our veteran's hospitals

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The spotlight continues to shine on the V.A. Healthcare system. 
There are allegations of secret waiting lists and delayed treatment for vets.
26 facilities in at least ten states are under investigation. 
Indiana Senator Joe Donnelly says administrators at Indiana's V.A. hospitals have told him they don't have the same kind of troubles. 
At the same time, Donnelly says, Congress will "move heaven and earth" to makes sure veterans get the care they deserve. 
We caught up with Senator Dan Coats who was in our area on Tuesday.
He says there should be an independent review of the entire V.A. system.
Senator Dan Coats says, "I trust that our hospitals are doing the right thing, but I think we ought to subject them to that same investigation just to ensure ourselves that what they're doing is providing our veterans with care. Our veterans ought to be at the front of the line."
As for the administration... President Obama expects to get some preliminary results from the V.A.'s internal investigation sometime this week.






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