A Veterans Affairs medical center in Ohio appears to have downplayed and misrepresented the number of dogs killed in medical research experiments earlier this year by claiming they were all adopted to families when some were in fact killed, according to the facility’s internal documents.
After years of mismanagement and an inability to deliver timely medical service, the Department of Veterans Affairs is undergoing major changes as its secretary, David Shulkin, receives praise from both sides of the aisle.
Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin’s (Wisc.) D.C. congressional office was the only office visited by the Tomah VA whistleblower that would not sit down and speak with him, he told the Washington Free Beacon.
The Veterans Affairs Department must report to Congress details of its research studies using dogs and other animals, including how many animals died during the experiments, under new language attached to a spending bill the House passed late this week.
More than 500 employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs have been fired since President Donald Trump took office in January.
A lawyer brought in to do crisis control for Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D., Wis.) incorporated a dark money nonprofit group that is now defending the senator’s record over the Tomah VA scandal in the state, records show.
President Donald Trump on Friday signed into law legislation giving the Department of Veterans Affairs more power to fire failed employees and protect whistleblowers who uncover wrongdoing at the agency.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) took 113 days to reply to a veteran group’s open letter, and her response did not address the group’s central concern about her advocacy for illegal immigrants.
The House voted Tuesday to make it easier for the secretary of Veterans Affairs to fast-track the firing of federal employees for misconduct, sending the bill to the White House where President Donald Trump is expected to sign it into law this week.