Vets Affairs’ Zimmerman says he’s set ‘new tone’ at the agency

Daniel Zimmerman, whose appointment as Veterans Affairs secretary was approved unanimously, told a committee he set "a new tone" at the department on his first day.
The agency has come under fire for reports on substandard care at its King Veterans Home, which is currently undergoing a state audit. But Zimmerman said he met with staff members there right away and noted he has "a particular affinity for King."
His wife's parents both worked there when she was young and King was "her playground and the members were sort of her grandparents," he said, adding that his grandparents "dreamed of goin...

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