The Government Accountability Office says VA spent just $57,000 of more than $6 million designated for a suicide-prevention campaign.
More than 300,000 federal workers could be sent home without pay as Trump and Democrats face off over border wall.
The number of employees who would recommend their agency as a good place to work dropped at 60 percent of federal offices, the annual “Best Places to Work in the Federal Government” rankings found.
Peter O’Rourke spent months as the agency’s acting secretary before being reassigned over the summer.
More details emerged Friday about Wilkie’s passion for Confederate history and past appearances at events commemorating the Confederacy’s leading figures.
After President Trump’s controversial reaction to the deadly violence, VA leaders had a tense exchange over how the agency should respond.
The interior secretary lashed out at Rep. Raúl Grijalva, the Arizona Democrat who called for his resignation Friday.
The Interior Department's acting inspector general has cleared Secretary Ryan Zinke in a probe of whether he redrew boundaries of a national monument in Utah to aid the financial interests of a Republican state lawmaker and stalwart Trump supporter.
Officials in the inspector general’s office are concerned staff cut corners in a hasty effort to reduce VA’s claims and appeals backlog.
Starting in the 1990s, the North Koreans and Americans had worked jointly to recover remains for more than a decade, but the cooperation was suspended during the George W. Bush era amid political tensions.