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February 16, 2019
VA official who exploited veterans in fraud scam gets 11 years
A disabled infantryman who served three tours in Iraq and was exploited by a Department of Veterans Affairs official looked across a courtroom...
February 16, 2019 - 1:57pm
September 11, 2018
Former VA chief, fired by Trump, to serve as Sanford's chief innovation officer
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — David Shulkin, a physician whom President Donald Trump tapped to head health care for veterans and later fired, will...
September 11, 2018 - 5:38pm
June 26, 2018
Disgruntled veteran lights himself on fire to protest VA at Georgia Capitol
An Air Force veteran Tuesday set himself on fire while "wearing a vest lined with fireworks and flammable devices," officials said in an email....
June 26, 2018 - 2:40pm
May 18, 2018
Trump announces he will nominate acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie to become department's permanent leader
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump announced Friday that he plans to nominate Department of Veterans Affairs Acting Secretary Robert Wilkie...
May 18, 2018 - 12:27pm
April 26, 2018
Opinion: Veterans deserve better
WASHINGTON—As senators consider the nomination of the next secretary of veterans affairs, they should first reflect on the story of an Army veteran named Jason White.
April 26, 2018 - 7:30am
April 24, 2018
Trump suggests nominee for VA post drop out because of 'ugly' process
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he is standing behind Ronny Jackson to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs, but suggested...
April 24, 2018 - 4:45pm
February 14, 2018
VA chief Shulkin, staff misled ethics officials about European trip, report finds
Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin's chief of staff doctored an email and made false statements to create a pretext for taxpayers to cover...
February 14, 2018 - 12:40pm
August 16, 2017
Another try planned for state funding for western Minnesota veterans nursing home
MONTEVIDEO, Minn. - Ten years in the trying, proponents of building a veterans' nursing home in Montevideo remain committed for another attempt...
August 16, 2017 - 8:08pm
December 20, 2016
Klobuchar-backed vets bill signed by Obama
WASHINGTON—Sen. Amy Klobuchar announced that bipartisan legislation she backed to allow local communities to assist with the planning and construction of Department of Veterans Affairs health care facilities has been signed into law by the President. The CHIP In for Vets Act...
December 20, 2016 - 11:07pm
September 21, 2016
Reader Opinion: Fact check
Nolan fact check on veterans—Nolan voted for HR 4031 so executives not doing their job for veterans could be removed from their positions, he did not vote against veterans. He also voted to increase veteran's benefits and voted for HR 4810 so veterans can seek health care outside...
September 21, 2016 - 8:46pm
May 15, 2015
Klobuchar sponsors bill to fix VA claims process
WASHINGTON - Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., has cosponsored a bill to help improve the quality of the U.S.
May 15, 2015 - 9:19pm
February 24, 2015
ABC News: Veterans secretary apologizes for misstating military service
(Reuters) - U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald apologized on Monday for saying that he had served in the special forces...
February 24, 2015 - 11:56am