Inspector general: VA secretary's chief of staff altered email for wife's expenses

The chief of staff for VA Secretary David Shulkin altered an email and made false statements to a department ethics official, the agency's inspector general said

Vivieca Wright Simpson, Shulkin's chief of staff, altered language in an email regarding the logistics of the trip that led to the department paying $4,312 in airfare for Shulkin's wife, Merle Bari, according to the report.The Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General referred those allegations to the Justice Department, which decided not to prosecute at this time, according to...