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VA illegally 'instructed to stonewall investigation' by Obama administration...

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(The Daily Caller) -- Officials in the Obama administration’s Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) appear to have illegally instructed VA employees to stonewall a congressional investigation into the department’s scandals, according to House Committee on Veterans Affairs chairman Rep. Jeff Miller.

“There is a troubling pattern of incidents in which VA officials appear to have been instructed to stonewall, or have possibly tried to mislead Congress,” Miller wrote in a letter Monday to Acting VA Secretary Sloan Gibson, which CC’ed Attorney General Eric Holder and which was obtained by The Daily Caller. “As you know, interfering with Congress’ constitutionally mandated oversight responsibility is not just wrong, it is against the law.”

Miller, who is investigating VA for secret waiting lists and other factors that led to preventable veteran deaths at VA medical clinics, warned that VA supervisors ”can face adverse employment action and have payment of their salaries suspended” for impeding Congress.

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