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Team Zero Seeks To Defund Their Own Law

Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by Bro. Curtis, Feb 3, 2015.

  1. Bro. Curtis

    Bro. Curtis <img src =/curtis.gif>
    Site Supporter

    Oct 25, 2001
    And this time, the veterans are in the crosshairs. This is also in resonse to ITL's comment in my other thread.

    http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/o...x News&utm_source=foxnews.com&utm_medium=feed

    President Obama’s 2016 budget blueprint proposes rolling back a program that gives veterans the right to receive faster care outside of the long waitlists at the troubled Veterans Affairs medical system.

    Obama signed the Veterans Choice Program into law in August following months of partisan wrangling on Capitol Hill that finally led to a compromise measure to overhaul the agency.

    The Veterans Choice Program was a key GOP provision in the deal.

    Authored by Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., the measure provides “choice” cards to veterans that can be used to obtain medical care at designated facilities outside of the VA system.

    But Obama announced Monday he’ll send a legislative proposal to Congress that would allow the VA to raid the program's funding, now set at $10 billion……
  2. carpro

    carpro Well-Known Member
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    Oct 14, 2004
    Seems they regret doing something they should have done and want to correct that awful mistake.