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Top White House aide to visit 2 Ohio VA hospitals

CINCINNATI (AP) - A top White House aide conducting a review of the embattled Veterans Affairs Department plans to visit two Ohio facilities this week.

Rob Nabors is President Barack Obama's deputy chief of staff. He is set to visit Cincinnati's VA hospital Thursday and the Columbus hospital Friday.

A VA spokeswoman says Nabors will meet with leaders at both hospitals and tour the facilities as he reviews veterans' access to health care.

Nabors also visited the Phoenix VA hospital on May 22 as part of his evaluation. He will provide a review of his findings to Obama and acting VA Secretary Sloan Gibson later this month.

VA Secretary Eric Shinseki resigned last week amid a growing scandal over patient delays and allegations of falsified waiting lists at VA hospitals and clinics nationwide.

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