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.
The House will vote next Tuesday on Senate-passed legislation to make it easier for the secretary of Veterans Affairs to fast-track the firing of federal employees for misconduct, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy announced on Twitter Wednesday.
Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin said Wednesday that his department is in “critical condition and requires intensive care,” but has been improving after multiple scandals in recent years.
A Chicago-area Veterans Affairs hospital repeatedly served patients food with cockroaches on the trays, and administrators failed to address the problem, according to a new inspector general report.
The Washington Post Fact Checker has given a rating of “mostly false” to Rep. Nancy Pelosi’s (D., Calif.) claim that seven million veterans could lose their health care.
A bipartisan group of senators introduced legislation Thursday that would grant the Secretary of Veterans Affairs the authority to accelerate the firing of employees for misconduct, a deal that arrives two months after the House passed its own version along party lines.