In February, the new VA Secretary, Robert MacDonald, claimed the agency fired 60 people for lying about the bad service they were giving our vets.
Then the agency back pedaled and said it was only fourteen.
Now that documents are available, it looks like there were only three fired.
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Let’s be fair to the president. The problem with healthcare at the Veteran’s Administration preceded President Obama.
The Bush administration tried to do something about it by increasing funding. Funding was increased even more under the Obama administration.
In all, spending has increased 106% since 2003. Caseloads have only increased 30% in the same time period. So we don’t have a money problem as much as a structural problem.