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The Flashback: VA Secretary Eric Shinseki resigns, Clippers sale and more




U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki addresses the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans May 30, 2014 in Washington, DC. Shinseki is under bipartisan pressure to resign in the wake of an unfolding scandal following a report by the inspector general's office.
U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki addresses the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans May 30, 2014 in Washington, DC. Shinseki is under bipartisan pressure to resign in the wake of an unfolding scandal following a report by the inspector general's office.
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Eric Shinseki, secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, has been facing criticism over mismanagement of some veterans services. This morning President Obama announced at a press conference that he'd accepted Secretary Shinseki's resignation. Was this something that had to happen?

RELATED: Update: Shinseki resigns amid veterans' health care issues  

The president referred to Shinseki as "a very good man." He's a 4-star general and well-respected, in spite of these systemic problems in the VA. What do you think his legacy will be after this?

$2 billion is the reported amount that former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has agreed to pay for the Los Angeles Clippers. That breaks the record for the amount paid for any NBA franchise. How many buyers did Steve Ballmer outbid?

Is this a done deal? Can Donald Sterling have any recourse to block the sale? 

Now this isn't the first time that a group that includes Ballmer has tried to buy an NBA team. Last year, Ballmer tried to buy the Sacramento Kings, but the sale was rejected because the team would move to Seattle. Is there a chance that the Clippers could move if the sale does go through?