Bringing you just the headlines

  • Trump says Jim Webb is not under consideration for defense secretary

    President Trump on Friday denied recent news reports that he is considering former Sen. Jim Webb (D-Va.) to be his next Pentagon chief."The story in the New York Times regarding Jim Webb being considered as the nex

    TheHill
  • As secretary, Shulkin had no clue how to fix Veterans Affairs; here are the first steps

    Former Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin recently co-authored an op-ed stating that veterans' disability compensation payments must be curtailed, and proposed a method for cutting them. If endorsed by Congress, his proposed changes — which purport to incentivize health, reduce costs, and solve the problem of rising compensation costs — would result in fewer payments to veterans for injuries and illnesses.

    Washington Examiner
  • Trump unloads on Jim Mattis, says he 'essentially' fired defense secretary

    President Trump denounced former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Wednesday, saying at a Cabinet meeting he "essentially" fired the former Marine Corps general from the top Pentagon post.

    Washington Examiner
  • Trump administration looks to do Kochs' bidding, bankrupt Veterans Affairs by privatizing care

    The transfer of the nation's treasury to powerful private industry is clipping right along under Individual 1 and his administration. His kleptocracy, propped up by the entire Republican Party, is fulfilling the old Republican dream of stealing it all for the rich—even at the expense of the nation's promises to its veterans. Instead of adequately funding and overseeing the network of veterans' health facilities, Trump's Department of Veterans Affairs is preparing to take billions away from them...

    www.dailykos.com