Statements about Veterans

Dan Patrick was the only state senator "who voted against the Veteran Entrepreneurship Program, a program that assists veterans in successfully starting up their own businesses."

"Only after news broke that our veterans are dying because of inadequate health care did Harry Reid and Senate Democrats take action."

"Congressman Duffy has long record of voting against VA backlog fixes."  

"Congresswoman Ros-Lehtinen has long record of voting against VA backlog fixes."

"We’ve got an average of 5,600 soldiers committing suicide. That’s about 20 a day."

Says Barack Obama is the only American president who has not visited the D-Day Monument in Normandy on D-Day.

41,200 veterans in Florida "don’t have health care because Scott didn’t expand Medicaid."

Obamacare is "one big fat VA system."

"Congress has cut funding, has slashed funding, for veterans' benefits over these last years."

"It's been nearly three weeks since the president has commented" on questions about possible hidden wait lists at veterans hospitals.

The Republican-controlled Wisconsin Senate approved a bill "denying veterans the right to recover their medical costs for cancers they developed while serving their country."

Says the Obama administration is handing out a pamphlet titled, "What To Do When The Veteran In Your Classroom Attempts A Mass Shooting"

40,000 veterans in Texas won’t get health care because Perry rejected Obamacare's Medicaid expansion.

Ann Kuster turned "a blind eye to those in need of funding" by voting "against funding for our nation’s veterans, low-income women and children, the FDA and the National Institutes of Health."

Says U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz "voted to cut off Florida’s veterans and their benefits."

"(Texas Republicans) believe in abolishing Social Security, abolishing V.A. health care."

"There are still tens of thousands of missing service members from previous and current conflicts that our nation is working to find and repatriate."  

Says by rejecting an expansion of Medicaid under the new law, Georgia was depriving 25,000 veterans of health care coverage.

"Despite having their budget increased by over 40 percent since 2009 … pending claims for benefits with the (Department of Veterans Affairs) have increased from 391,000 to 890,000 under the Obama Administration."

New Hampshire is currently the only state in the nation that does not have a full-service veterans hospital or equivalent access.

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