​Obama Appointees Still Running The ​Show At VA


Obama-era appointees remain in top posts at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) three months into Donald Trump’s presidency. This includes disgraced former under-secretary for benefits Allison Hickey, who is now helping choose her successor, The Daily Caller News Foundation’s Investigative Group has learned.

Then-candidate Trump called the VA the “most corrupt” and “most incompetently run” agency and said the leadership was rife with political hacks. Yet the panel picked to select candidates for undersecretary positions is staffed with Obama-holdovers and, in Hickey’s case, a VA official forced to resign under fire.

The top contender for Hickey’s old job is Thomas Murphy, one of two authors of the notorious 2013 “fast letter” that instructed benefits offices nationwide to put current dates on old disability claims. More

Latest News for Vets

  • National Academies Report Cites Flaws in VA’s Burn Pit Registry
    In a new report, the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine concluded that a More

    Sen. Klobuchar Continues Fight For Veterans Exposed To Burn Pits
    Sen. Amy Klobuchar has proposed legislation to help veterans exposed to toxic burn pits in Iraq and Afghanistan. More

    Opposition Grows to Proposal on GI Bill
    The House Veterans Affairs Committee this week postponed a planned hearing on potential updates to the GI Bill  More

    Claims of improper treatment at veterans medical facility remanded to District Court, Third Circuit rules
    A federal appeals court says a woman’s claims of improper treatment at a veterans medical facility will be remanded to the U.S. District Court for further  More

    ‘I’ve never been this celebrated in my whole life,’ 80-year-old veteran says
    The 80-year-old Fresno resident smiles broadly and bumps fists with a passing stranger, a young innocent who knows nothing of the Korean War.  More

    VA Hospital Can't Dodge $2M Wrongful Death Suit
    An Oregon federal judge on Monday declined to toss a $2 million suit accusing a Veterans Affairs hospital of being responsible for a patient’s ulcer death More

    Bills would expand VA telehealth services across state lines Telehealth services for veterans have expanded dramatically in recent years, but a group of lawmakers worries that federal rules governing that remote care haven’t kept up More

    Clinic owner pleads guilty to using defrocked doc for VA exams A Missouri clinic owner pleaded guilty to scamming the Department of Veteran Affairs into paying for medical examinations administered by a disgraced doctor.  More

d more here: http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/article138490128.html#storylink=cpy

Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/latest-news/article139218293.html#storylink=cpy

Vets Views

Thanks for Your Patience!
​Moving Our Website Promises to Be an Ongoing Process, Until it is Finished You Will Still Be Able to Access All of the Old Content By Clicking Here

Print Edition/March April 

World Bible School
World Bible School will help 
you understand the Bible. for Free