VA hasn't fixed its deadly problems

He has since apologized for it (poorly) but the statement’s still out there. And as we near the two-year anniversary of the Veterans Affair wait times scandal, it’s worth looking at how the department has - or has not - remedied the mess. “Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald on Monday compared the length of time veterans wait to…

Keep Memorial Day safe and memorable

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