Secretary of Veteran Affairs David Shulkin arrives at the wedding of Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and Scottish actress Louise Linton, at the Andrew Mellon Major veterans' groups voice concern over Senate health bill
Trumps attend Mnuchin's wedding, officiated by Pence
Secretary of Veteran Affairs David Shulkin arrives at the wedding of Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and Scottish actress Louise Linton, at the Andrew Mellon Auditorium in Washington, Saturday, June 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
Read Online HOUSE HEARING 113TH CONGRESS - LEGISLATIVE HEARING ON H.R. 813; H.R. 806; AND A DRAFT DISCUSSION BILL TO AMEND TITLE 38 UNITED STATES CODE TO DIRECT THE SECRETARY OF VETERANS AFFAIRS TO SUBMIT TO CONGRESS A FUTURE-YEARS VETERANS PROGRAM AND A QUADRENNIAL VETERANS REVIEW TO ESTABLISH IN THE DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS A CHIEF STRATEGY OFFICER AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES''.
Legislation News: H.R.4556 - Expedited Hiring for VA Trained Psychiatrists Act of 2016 H.R.4556 - Expedited Hiring for VA Trained Psychiatrists Act of 2016 was introduced in the House by Congressman Matt Cartwright(D-PA) on February 12th, 2016. The bill's aim is, "To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the authority of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to hire psychiatrists."
Legislation News: S.2422 - Fiscal Year 2016 Department Of Veterans Affairs Seismic Safety And Construction Authorization Act S.2422 - Fiscal Year 2016 Department of Veterans Affairs Seismic Safety and Construction Authorization Act was introduced by Senator Dianne Feinstein on December 18th, 2015. The bill's aim is, "To authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out certain major medical facility projects for which appropriations are being made for fiscal year 2016."
The American Legion “This legislation, as currently written, will provide the Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs the authorities to improve accountability and raise employee performance and morale. We are impressed by the speed by which Congress acted to move this critical legislation forward to the President’s desk in a bipartisan manner. We look forward to this bill becoming law.” -Charles E. Schmidt, National Commander
Message from the Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs Sloan D. Gibson | Thank You For Your Service http://thankyouforyourservice.us/issue/june-2014/article/message-from-the-acting-secretary-of-veterans-affairs-sloan-d-gibson
David Shulkin ( 1959 - ) the United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs … unanimously confirmed by the Senate on February 13, 2017. Prior to becoming the VA Secretary, Shulkin served as the Under Secretary of Health for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs from 2015-17 in the Obama administration.
Robert Alan McDonald (born June 20, 1953) is the 8th United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs. He is the retired Chairman, President, and CEO of Procter & Gamble. On July 29, 2014, the U.S. Senate voted 97-0 to confirm McDonald as President Barack Obama's choice to succeed General Eric Shinseki as the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and on July 30, 2014 he was sworn into office.
Veterans Health Administration scandal of 2014 - It was discovered that officials in the Phoenix VA hospital lied about how long the wait times were for veterans to see a doctor.An investigation of delays is being conducted by the Veterans Affairs Office of the Inspector General.The Secretary of Veterans Affairs, General Eric Shinseki, voluntarily resigned
Washington Post calls new Veterans Secretary a liar. ------------------------------------------------- On Meet the Press three days ago, Secretary McDonald claimed 900 people overall had been fired since he was appointed in July—60 of them for manipulating waiting lists. The Washington Post did some research and found out the numbers are bullshit. It’s 8 people fired for manipulating waiting lists—only one of them a senior executive—and 900 overall is just the normal rate for Veterans…
Surrounded by House Veterans' Affairs Committee Chairman Phil Roe (R-TN), Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin and military veterans, U.S. President Donald Trump holds up the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017 after signing it during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House June 23, 2017 in Washington, DC. Trump credited Congress and Shulkin for getting the legislation into law.