Pushing the government to the brink of a partial shutdown, the White House is insisting that Congress provide $5 billion to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border despite lawmaker resistance from both parties.
President Donald Trump is exaggerating the progress he’s made on his campaign promise to provide veterans with quick medical treatment from private doctors if they’re dissatisfied with Department of Veterans Affairs care.
President Donald Trump’s pick to lead Veterans Affairs promised Wednesday to “shake up complacency” at the struggling department by expanding private care to better meet the growing health needs of veterans, but he rejected a wholesale dismantling of VA.
Modest and low-key, Robert Wilkie was hastily dispatched to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs after a furious President Donald Trump fired Secretary David Shulkin amid political infighting at the department.
The House is set to give veterans more leeway to see doctors outside the Department of Veterans Affairs’ health system.
Senators are discussing plans to delay the confirmation hearing for President Donald Trump’s pick to be Veteran Affairs secretary over growing questions about the nominee’s ability to manage the government’s second-largest department.
Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin, fighting for political survival over travel abuse, says he has the president’s trust and will not be leaving his post.
Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin on Thursday pledged to repay more than $4,000 for his wife’s airfare for an 11-day trip to Europe that mixed business and sightseeing.
An internal watchdog’s investigation has found that Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin improperly accepted Wimbledon tennis tickets and likely wrongly used taxpayer money to cover his wife’s airfare for an 11-day European trip.
President Donald Trump has painted a rosy picture of an improved Department of Veterans Affairs under his watch.