Statements about Veterans
Says Rep. Bruce Braley, D-Iowa, "skipped an important VA reform hearing to attend three fundraisers."
Says Rep. Bruce Braley, D-Iowa, missed "79 percent of veterans affairs committee hearings."
"Only after news broke that our veterans are dying because of inadequate health care did Harry Reid and Senate Democrats take action."
Says Barack Obama is the only American president who has not visited the D-Day Monument in Normandy on D-Day.
Says the Obama administration is handing out a pamphlet titled, "What To Do When The Veteran In Your Classroom Attempts A Mass Shooting"
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."
"Veterans’ unemployment is actually now lower than (the) general population. It was higher when I came into office."
"A little less than 50 percent of the people in this country depend on some form of federal payment, some form of government benefit to help provide for them."
"When my grandfather came to this country back in 1925, there were no government benefits."
President Obama has "said he is going to cut veterans' benefits."
Says President Obama "helped more than half a million veterans and military family members go to college through the Post-9/11 G.I. Bill."
The United States "won every major battle" of the Vietnam War. "Every single one."
In Afghanistan, "it is very, very rare that someone who is killed in action is not killed by an" improvised explosive device, or IED.
"Young veterans have a higher unemployment rate than people who didn’t serve."
Says that President Obama said, "Nobody made these guys go to war. ... Now they whine about bearing the costs of their choice?"
A government shutdown "could disrupt ... veterans' benefits."
"Veterans can now download their electronic medical records with a click of the mouse."
Says he was "a Marine during Vietnam."
Obama said troops "whine about bearing the costs" of going to war.
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