Veterans Affairs

VA Secretary Bob McDonald Apologizes for Disneyland Remarks

Yesterday, Veterans Affairs Bob McDonald compared treatment at the Veterans Affairs hospitals to Disneyland, saying, “When you go to Disney, do they measure the number of hours you wait in line? Or what’s important?” The remark led to criticism from veterans groups and top Republicans, including Speaker Paul Ryan and presumptive […]

Veterans Affairs Secretary Compares Treatment to Disneyland

Washington, D.C. was not the Happiest Place on Earth for Veterans Affairs Secretary Bob McDonald after he compared medical treatment for veterans to Disneyland on Tuesday, drawing criticism from Republicans and veterans affairs groups. McDonald said that the “experience” is more important than the wait times. Wait times at Veterans […]

President Obama Lowers Flags in Memory of Chattanooga, Trump and Christie Do Likewise

The White House announced today that President Obama has ordered federal government flags to fly at half-staff in memory of the five people who died in the Chattanooga terrorist attack. Many had called on President Obama to do this and he was criticized for the amount of time that it […]