By Becket Adams | 07/01/14 09:24 AM
Gallup reported this week that Americans now have more confidence in the police and the military than they do in the three branches of the U.S. government â€" which is not exactly a healthy place to be in a constitutional republic.
06/30/14 11:16 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama sought to turn the page Monday on a humiliating chapter in the history of the Veterans Affairs Department, tapping former Procter & Gamble CEO Robert McDonald to take over the sprawling agency. A former Army captain, McDonald would bring a blend of...
By Brian Hughes | 06/30/14 06:27 PM
President Obama's reason for tapping a former soap and diaper salesman to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs is rather simple. "Bob [McDonald] is an expert at making organizations better,” Obama said Monday, when announcing his unorthodox selection to take over the embattled agency....
By Monica Perez | 06/30/14 04:36 PM
Allowing veterans to seek health care at private hospitals does not mean the long wait lists they face at Department of Veterans Affairs facilities will disappear.
By Steve Doty | 06/30/14 07:19 AM
President Obama is set to tap Bob McDonald as the next secretary of Veterans Affairs today. McDonald is a former executive of Procter and Gamble, having worked for the company from July 2009 to July 2013. Recently, President Obama accepted the resignation of VA Secretary Eric Shinseki.
By Brian Hughes | 06/30/14 08:02 AM
President Obama will unveil his pick Monday to lead the problem-plagued Department of Veterans Affairs, tapping a former chief executive at Procter & Gamble to tackle deadly lapses in medical care at the overwhelmed agency. The unorthodox selection of Bob McDonald, who most recently served...
06/29/14 04:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is selecting former Procter and Gamble executive Robert McDonald as his choice to be secretary of Veterans Affairs. McDonald, 61, is a native of Gary, Ind., who grew up in Chicago. He was at the helm of Proctor and Gamble from July 2009 to July 2013....
By Susan Crabtree | 06/28/14 08:02 AM
A White House review of VA uncovered layers of problems that led to extended wait times for veterans to get medical care, including a "corrosive culture," little transparency or accountability and a system that encouraged the manipulation of wait times.
06/28/14 05:01 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A review ordered by President Barack Obama portrays the Department of Veterans Affairs as a struggling agency battling a corrosive culture of distrust. It says the VA lacks resources and is ill-prepared to deal with an influx of new and older veterans with a range of medical...
06/27/14 08:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a scathing appraisal, a review ordered by President Barack Obama of the troubled Veterans Affairs health care system concludes that medical care for veterans is beset by "significant and chronic system failures," substantially verifying problems raised by whistleblowers...
By Becket Adams | 06/27/14 09:36 AM
President Obama is back on the road complaining that Republican lawmakers offer nothing but “cynicism and fear and frustration,” as they focus more on “phony scandals” than the needs of the American people.
By Mark Tapscott | 06/27/14 09:04 AM
There were 26 reports between 2000 and 2011 by government investigators and auditors describing the problems now known as the "VA scandal." Those reports cover the six years of President Obama's tenure in the Oval Office, as well as President George W. Bush's two terms. So why wasn't something...
By Lisa Ruhl | 06/26/14 12:18 PM
The problems for the embattled Veterans Affairs Department seem never-ending lately. Today's House Committee on Science, Space and Technology hearing shined light on even more problems.
By Michelle Malkin | 06/25/14 11:26 AM
Did you know that the Department of Veterans Affairs keeps a database on "disgruntled" and "disruptive" vets that results in arbitrarily restricted care?
By Washington Examiner | 06/24/14 05:08 PM
When a government scandal explodes, the proliferating revelations can quickly become overwhelming, causing the public to disengage. In the case of the rapidly widening controversy at the Department of Veterans' Affairs, Americans must not let this happen.
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