Trump signs ‘historic’ veterans bill at American Legion convention

President Trump signed what he called a “historic bill” for veterans on stage during the American Legion’s national convention in Nevada on Wednesday.
“No longer will veterans be kept waiting for years to get an answer to their appeals,” Trump said in Reno. “They will receive timely updates and they will get decisions much more quickly in a fraction of the time.”
The legislation signed by Trump – the Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act -- streamlines the process of veterans appealing claims over disability benefits. Reform Bill

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