Crisis Communications Secretary’s resignation won’t end VA’s problem, experts say Secretary Eric Shinseki’s resignation May 30 removed a target of public criticism in the scandal-ridden department. But the reputational crisis goes far deeper than that. By Russell WorkingJune 2, 2014 SHARE Ragan Insider Premium Content Eric Shinseki AND jay Carney?! That’s a whole lot of resignations for one White House in one day! ð To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.