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Acting head of VA says agency needs $17.6 billion to fix problems

Interim VA Secretary Sloan Gibson testified before the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee today, reporting that the VA would need $17.6 billion in additional funds over the next three years to fix the departments problems.

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  1. How on earth can they have figured out so quickly that if they were only given $17.6B MORE they could fix all the problems?

    This is a smoke screen. Lack of funding didn’t make them lie about and to our Vets and it didn’t seem to be a problem when it came to handing out bonuses to VA staff.

    The scandal deepens.







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