Senate Committee Passes Major VA Accountability Bill Allowing VA Sec To Fire Bad Employees

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

‘Veterans are now one step closer to receiving the quality of care they earned’

Memphis VA Moves To Terminate Whistleblower With Long History Of Disclosures

US | Jonah Bennett
A man walks past the headquarters building at the Department of Veterans Affairs in Washington, DC, May 23, 2014. Larry Downing/Reuters

The VA has already tried unsuccessfully to get rid of him twice

VA Secretary Urges Senate To Quickly Pass Legislation Allowing Him To Fire Bad Employees

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

‘No other hospital system or business would have to put up with this’

VA Employee Finishes 60-Day Sentence For DUI, Returns To Work Without Consequences

US | Jonah Bennett
A man walks past the headquarters building at the Department of Veterans Affairs in Washington, DC, May 23, 2014. Larry Downing/Reuters

‘Privacy laws prohibit our speaking to any personal, employee-specific issue’

A Top Trump VA Appointee Contributed To Clinton

Investigative Group | Luke Rosiak
Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee Holds Nomination Hearing For David Shulkin To Be Veterans Affairs Secretary

Blackburn donated $500 to Clinton’s presidential campaign

No White House Hotline For Veterans Four Months Into Trump Administration

Politics | Jonah Bennett
WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 09: U.S. President Donald Trump meets with members of the airline industry at the White House February 9, 2017 in Washington, DC. Trump held a listening session with the group to advance issues relative to the airline industry. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

‘This could keep me very busy at night, folks’

VA Refuses To Extend Stay Order Protecting Whistleblower

US | Jonah Bennett
VA Secretary Shulkin Testifies To House Veterans' Affairs Committee On Reshaping Veterans Affairs Community

‘We said what we needed to say’

Firing Of Former VA Hospital Director, Convicted Felon Ruled Unconstitutional

Politics | Will Racke
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)

Accepting more than $50,000 in gifts

EXCLUSIVE: VA Asks For Meeting With Whistleblowers To Find Out How They Face Retaliation

Politics | Jonah Bennett
Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee Holds Nomination Hearing For David Shulkin To Be Veterans Affairs Secretary

The VA wants recommendations from whistleblowers

Trump Signs Executive Order To Help Get Rid Of Bad VA Employees

Politics | Jonah Bennett
Trump signs Executive Orders

‘We want make sure that we have employees who work hard and are committed to the mission of serving our Veterans’

VA Secretary: New Office To Fire Bad Employees Will Cost A Bunch Of Money

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

‘This is going to be a substantial commitment’

Republicans 'Confused' At Why Trump Is Letting Obama's People Run Veterans Affairs

Investigative Group | Luke Rosiak
Interview with Allison Hickey, then-VA Under Secretary for Benefits (Photo Credit: YouTube)

Conservatives ‘getting the opposite of what they voted for’

VA Removes DC Medical Center Director From Position Over Damning Report

US | 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 did the right thing by relieving the DC director from his position, but he’s still being paid by taxpayers’

Veterans Affairs Accountability Legislation To Face Major Battle In Senate

Politics | Jonah Bennett
VA Secretary Shulkin Testifies To House Veterans' Affairs Committee On Reshaping Veterans Affairs Community

‘Opportunity to do right by our veterans’

Trump Was Just Asked About Fixing The VA -- His Answer Will Restore Your Faith In America

Politics | Christian Datoc

‘We wouldn’t be here if it weren’t for them…’

VA Sec Wants Bill To Pass So He Can Get Rid Of Incompetent, Corrupt Employees

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

‘This is an example of why we need accountability legislation as soon as possible’

Veteran Groups Meet With VA Sec, Senior White House Officials To Talk Serious Reform

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

‘All of the veterans’ groups in the room were pleased with the engagement’

VA Secretary Wants To Get Rid Of Rules Blocking Veterans From Accessing Choice Program

Politics | Jonah Bennett
Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee Holds Nomination Hearing For David Shulkin To Be Veterans Affairs Secretary

No more 30 day wait, no more 40-mile rule.

VA Sec Shulkin Hints At Continuing The VA Choice Program

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

Veterans should be able to seek care outside the VA

Senate Confirms Obama-Appointed Official As Trump's VA Secretary In Unanimous Vote

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

The first non-veteran head of the VA in 94 years