1-on-1 with new VA Secretary Robert Wilkie Jr.

FILE - In a Wednesday, June 27, 2018 file photo, Veterans Affairs Secretary nominee Robert Wilkie is sworn in at the start of a Senate Veterans Affairs Committee nominations hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

WASHINGTON (SBG) - It's one of the most difficult jobs in all of Washington: running the Department of Veterans Affairs and looking after the well-being of 9 million veterans annually.

After years of mismanagement, a new leader is trying to turn that around.

In the video above, VA Secretary Robert Wilkie sits down with chief political correspondent Scott Thuman to explain why he thinks he'll succeed where others have failed.

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