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YOU’RE FIRED! Trump’s VA Terminates 500, Suspends 200 For Misconduct

YOU’RE FIRED! Trump’s VA Terminates 500, Suspends 200 For Misconduct

By Luke Rosiak Five hundred and forty-eight Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) employees have been terminated since President Donald Trump took office, indicating that his campaign pledge to clean up “probably the most incompetently run agency in the United States” by relentlessly putting his TV catch phrase “you’re fired” into action was more than just empty rhetoric. Another […]

More than 300K dead vets still on VA’s active health care enrollment list: IG

More than 300K dead vets still on VA’s active health care enrollment list: IG

More than 300,000 dead veterans are still listed in VA computers as actively trying to sign up for health care – part of a massive 860,000-claim backlog that hasn’t been cleared up, according to an audit Wednesday that portrayed a department struggling with the basics of tracking benefits. Veterans Affairs workers appear to have deleted […]

VA Investigators Withholding Yet Another Report From Congress

Conclusions of the latest investigation on the Philadelphia Veterans Affairs benefits office will not reach the public, Department of Veterans Affairs officials say. According to officials, releasing the report would violate due process rights of any troublesome employees mentioned in connection with bad behavior, Philly.com reports. Republished with permission–The Daily Caller Foundation: http://dailycallernewsfoundation.org/ But some members of Congress protested […]

As ranking member Congresswoman Brownley presided over hearing on VA Caregiver Program

As ranking member Congresswoman Brownley presided over hearing on VA Caregiver Program

On Wednesday, December 3rd,  Congresswoman Julia Brownley, the ranking member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Health, presided over a hearing on the VA’s Caregiver Program. “As Ranking Member of the Health Subcommittee, I take seriously our responsibility to conduct oversight of Veterans Health Administration programs to ensure that they are working as intended: […]