Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D., Wis.) paid Hillary Clinton’s campaign lawyer $90,000 for crisis control following a Veteran Affairs facility scandal that engulfed the senator and her staff.
A 63-year-old Navy veteran, Paul Shuping, ended his life in his parked car at the Durham Veteran Affairs Medical Center in North Carolina after the VA’s recent decision to deny him full disability benefits.
An elderly veteran lay on the floor in pain and resorted to using his bag of medication as a pillow while waiting at a Veterans Affairs medical center in Durham, North Carolina.
Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D., Wis.) has quietly stepped away from the committee that has oversight over a scandal-plagued Wisconsin Veterans Affairs facility, actions some Republicans see as the Democratic senator running from her past failures on an issue.
House Republicans berated the Department of Veterans Affairs on Thursday for allowing hundreds of employees to devote all their taxpayer-funded work hours to union activities instead of helping veterans.
David Shulkin on Wednesday pledged to implement “major reform” at the Department of Veterans Affairs should he be confirmed to lead the troubled agency.
The Department of Veterans Affairs has lost employee managers at a growing rate in recent years, which has negatively affected some agency hospitals’ efforts to recruit clinical staff.
Two leading Republican lawmakers are asking President Donald Trump to exempt Department of Veterans Affairs direct patient care providers from the federal hiring freeze he imposed earlier this week.