January 11, 2018 2:45 p.m.
Following a release from Congressman Peter DeFazio regarding the status of the investigation of the Roseburg VA Health Care System, the Public Affairs Officer for the VA in Roseburg put out a release. .
Shannon Goodwin said “We appreciate the Office of Accountability and Whistleblower Protection’s investigation and the Roseburg VA Health Care System is cooperating fully”. He continued saying “Secretary Shulkin has made it clear that the VA will hold employees accountable when the facts demonstrate that they have failed to live up to the high standards veterans and taxpayers expect”. Goodwin concluded saying “That is exactly what we will do in this case. In order to protect the integrity of the investigation, we can’t comment further”.