“The answer is: If it hasn’t been proven, it’s not something the VA should endorse,” says one agency official.
Trump has repeatedly said he would set high ethical standards at Veterans Affairs, yet his appointees have “questionable histories.”
Organizers of the Unite the Right rally had a clear plan, according to the group’s chat and conference calls. The group’s plan failed spectacularly.
With the Veterans Choice health care program set to expire next August, why not go back to the way things were before? The answer: 1 million veterans now rely on it, many with little choice in the matter.
Veterans Choice is Congress’ hastily crafted response to the scandal of veterans dying while awaiting appointments at VA medical facilities. Many veterans call it “No Choice” or “Bad Choice.”
Officials said the Tomah, Wisconsin, VA medical facility’s former director is no longer working for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, the latest development after our investigation of the hospital’s improper prescription practices.
On our debut pilot, reporter Aaron Glantz uncovered how the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has been prescribing highly addictive pain medications at an alarming rate. He returns to the show to discuss how lawmakers might address the spike in opiate prescriptions.