VA Secretary Backs Dog Experiments Amid Reports On Abuse

Politics | Jonah Bennett
U.S. President Donald Trump listens as U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin speaks during a Department of Veterans Affairs Telehealth event at the White House in Washington

‘We owe it to these patriots’

Memphis VA Surgeons Left 10-Inch Tubing Inside A Patient's Leg

US | Jonah Bennett
Medical Equipment

‘I’m disappointed and outraged’

Phoenix VA Whistleblower: Physicians Are Still Blocking Off Time So They Don't Have To See Patients

US | Jonah Bennett
Veteran Affairs Clinics To Be Audited After Patient Deaths At Phoenix Hospital

And the Phoenix VA is apparently doing nothing about it.

VA Secretary: We Can't Let Nazis Go Unchallenged

Politics | Jonah Bennett
Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin looks on prior to U.S. President Trump signing an Executive Order on improving accountability and whistleblower protection, at the Veterans Affairs Department in Washington, U.S., April 27, 2017. (PHOTO: REUTERS/Carlos Barria)

‘It is a dishonor’

New Hampshire Gov Allows VA Doctors To Treat Vets At Outside Facilities

Politics | Jonah Bennett
New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu speaks at the "Curbing the Opioid Epidemic" session at the National Governors Association summer meeting in Providence

‘The state of New Hampshire is committed to delivering results’

Appeal Board Forces VA To Rehire DC Medical Center Director

US | Jonah Bennett
Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin (L) testifies before the House Veterans Affairs Committee about ongoing reforms at the VA with VA Inspector General Michael Missal in the Cannon House Office Building on Capitol Hill March 7, 2017 in Washington, DC. Titled, 'Shaping the Future: Consolidating and Improving VA Community Care,' the hearing focused on the work the department is doing to reduce patient wait time with the Patient Centered Community Care and the Veterans Choice programs. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images.

‘Protecting our Veterans is my most important responsibility’

VA Secretary: Caring For Transgender Veterans Not 'A Major Complication'

US | Hollis Poch
(Photo Credit: REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque)

‘And we are going to continue to service them’

Dems Vote Against More Funding For VA Veterans Choice Program

Politics | Hollis Poch
(Photo Credit: REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein)

House leadership apparently thought this was a slam dunk

Emergency Bill To Continue VA Choice Program Past August Fails

Politics | Jonah Bennett
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‘I will continue to fight tirelessly to ensure the Choice Fund does not run out of money’

VA Secretary Says Suicide Prevention Is His Only Clinical Priority

US | Jonah Bennett
Veterans Affairs Secretary Shulkin speaks during “VA Accountability Act” signing ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington

‘Suicide is at an epidemic crisis’

VA Secretary Turfs Manchester Medical Center Director After Abysmal Report

US | Jonah Bennett
David Shulkin testifes to become Veterans Affairs secretary in Washington

‘I have never seen a hospital run this poorly’

Trump's VA Terminates 500, Suspends 200 For Misconduct

Investigative Group | Luke Rosiak
U.S. President Donald Trump attends the Women’s Entrepreneurship Finance event during the G20 leaders summit in Hamburg, Germany July 8, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Trump puts his catch phrase into action

VA To Post List Of Employee Firings, Stop Rewarding Employees For Bogus Discrimination Claims

Investigative Group | Luke Rosiak
David Shulkin, Under Secretary of Health for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, waves to a reporter after meeting in the lobby of Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York
70-percent minority workforce routinely invokes racism as cash cow

VA Secretary Promises Staff Accountability Bill Won't Lead To 'Large Number Of Firings'

Politics | Jonah Bennett
Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin looks on prior to U.S. President Trump signing an Executive Order on improving accountability and whistleblower protection, at the Veterans Affairs Department in Washington, U.S., April 27, 2017. (PHOTO: REUTERS/Carlos Barria)

‘This is a tool that’s going to be used for a small number of people’

VA Expands Emergency Mental Care To Vets With Bad Service Records

US | Jonah Bennett
A bill that aims to reduce suicide among military veterans passed both the House and Senate and will make its way to the White House for President Obama to sign. Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images

‘Suicide prevention is my top clinical priority’

Whistleblowers Celebrate Trump Signing Accountability Legislation For The VA

Politics | Jonah Bennett
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a rally at the U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, U.S.

‘Moving forward, the toxic culture at the VA will hopefully begin to correct itself’

Petition To End Dog Experimentation At VA Hits 60,000 Signatures

Politics | Jonah Bennett
David Shulkin, Under Secretary of Health for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, waves to a reporter after meeting in the lobby of Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York

‘The VA’s painful and deadly experiments on dogs are a betrayal’

Senate Passes Legislation Empowering VA Secretary To Get Rid Of Bad Employees

Politics | Jonah Bennett
US President Donald Trump speaks with Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin (R) during a listening session about veterans affairs in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on March 17, 2017. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images.

‘Secretary Shulkin will be able to get poor performers out quickly’

VA Secretary Open To Possibility Of Medical Marijuana For Vets

Politics | Jonah Bennett
David Shulkin testifes to become Veterans Affairs secretary in Washington

‘There may be some evidence that this is beginning to be helpful’