During the 2016 presidential campaign, Donald Trump vowed to overhaul the toxic Department of Veterans Affairs, in part due to shocking reports that nearly one-third of veterans who applied for health care services through the VA died before having their enrollment accepted whatsapp bilder automatisch herunterladen deaktivieren android.
Under President Obama, the Veterans Affairs inspector general reported that officials throughout the VA system falsified medical records in an attempt to mask wait times for patients – a tactic that led to the unnecessary deaths of dozens of veterans puzzle download kostenlos vollversion deutsch.
He vowed to reform the VA, and upon taking office announced a 10-point plan to provide “better access to care of the veteran’s choice, including access to private care, and accountability of agency employees.”
That order is already bearing results, with reports indicating hundreds of officials at the VA have been fired for misconduct or incompetence.
Via CBS News:
The Department of Veterans Affairs announced today that more than 500 officials have been fired for misconduct since President Trump took office earlier this year, according to data posted online musik aufs smartphone herunterladen.
In an effort for more transparency and accountability within the VA, Secretary of Veterans Affairs David J. Shulkin announced that a public list of employee “accountability actions” will be posted online and updated weekly sendungen von 3sat downloaden.
The list outlines a total of 747 disciplinary actions including 526 employees who were fired since January 20 word kostenlos downloaden windows 7.
The Veterans of Foreign Wars welcomed the news, saying they were hopeful Trump’s efforts to overhaul the department “will continue to heal the VA, which will definitely help restore the faith of veterans in their VA.”
Over 500 Veterans Affairs workers who were misbehaving have been fired since Trump took office ios 10 downloaden op ipad 2. Thank God there’s a standard being set.
— Jack Murphy (@RealJack) July 9, 2017
— BigBlue (@BigBluetn65) July 9, 2017
A standard is being set, and the President is most definitely draining the swamp at the VA herunterladen.
No veteran should ever have to wait for care. It is a national disgrace that those who risked their lives protecting our nation died while waiting to see a doctor at a VA facility.
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