March 24th, 2013
12:49 PM ET

Secy. Shinseki to Candy Crowley "No veteran should have to wait for claims as they are today"

Today on CNN's State of the Union with Candy Crowley, Secretary of Veterans Affairs General Eric Shinseki spoke exclusively with CNN’s Candy Crowley about the backlog at his department, healthcare and more in his first Sunday interview. And in the noon hour of the program, chief policy officer of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America Tom Tarantino and executive director of the American Legion Peter Gaytan spoke with Crowly about her Shinseki interview. Full transcripts of all interviews will be available on; a highlight is after the jump. FULL POST