Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki Chosen As ‘Designated Survivor’ | Talking Points Memo

Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki has been chosen as the “designated survivor” for President Obama’s second inaugural swearing-in ceremony, per a White House official. Shinseki will not be attending the ceremonies, and instead will be at a distant, secure, and undisclosed location while the country’s top leaders gather to celebrate Obama’s inauguration.


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