Individual Unemployability Cuts On The Way: Team Trump Quietly Rolls Out Obama Admin Initiated Cuts, Severely Disabled Veterans Lose Big


Despite the smokescreen of threats and backtracked promises, VA has worked for years on its Individual Unemployability cuts scheme that it is now rolling out under President Donald Trump. On the campaign trail, President Trump promised to champion veterans issues. While he has experienced moderate successes while VA is warring between Trump loyalists and entrenched swamp monsters, cutting benefits for the most severely disabled and adopting plans from the Obama Administration to do it will not win any favors in either party.

VA Secretary David Shulkin, MD, is enacting Individual Unemployability cuts for veterans who are severely disabled and unable to hold traditional employment after previously promising he would not do it.

Despite many promises, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and now Secretary Shulkin, will cut Individual Unemployability benefits after scheming behind the scenes for four years to reduce benefits for severely disabled veterans at the direction of the Obama Administration. According to VA in the Friday Federal Register publication:
Individual Unemployability Cuts On The Way

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