The VA scandal was THE headline--even after Eric Shenseki resigned, UNTIL Sgt. Bergdahl and 5 Gitmo prisoners became the story.

Odd.  Seems the White House wanted to appear to be bringing a soldier home from Afghanistan... but it backfired.

How?  Bergdahl was a deserter who left his post, and several other American soldiers lost their lives looking for him.

Then just today, the White house finally admitted that they didn't alert Congress before the prisoner swap/Bergdahl return.

The strategy backfired and now the WH is backpedaling. CLICK HERE to read more.