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stated on November 29, 2019 in a Facebook post
Image shows U.S. National Guard Sgt. Leigh Ann Hester.
stated on November 20, 2019 in Democratic primary debate in Atlanta
"The president had to confess in writing, in court to illegally diverting charitable contributions that were supposed to go to veterans."
stated on November 9, 2019 in a Facebook post
"Confederate veterans were conferred with many of the same benefits of other United States military veterans by Acts of Congress back in 1929 and 1957."
stated on November 13, 2019 in a Facebook post
Says President Trump donated his "second quarter salary to rebuild military cemeteries" and that the media ignored it and every other story of him donating his salary as POTUS.
stated on August 13, 2019 in a post on Facebook
Says Barbara Walters said Jane Fonda "betrayed not only the idea of our country, but specific men who served and sacrificed during the Vietnam War."
stated on May 4, 2015 in a Facebook post
Says Brooke Baldwin said, "Don’t hire veterans! They’re too damaged to be trusted with authority."
stated on June 4, 2019 in a Facebook post
Says Donald Trump is the first sitting U.S. president in 56 years to not attend a wreath-laying ceremony on Veterans Day.
stated on June 1, 2019 in a veterans event in California
Says immigrant military service members applying for U.S. citizenship "are getting rejected at higher numbers than those who are not veterans."
stated on February 12, 2019 in a hearing
"Every county in the state of Texas has a veterans court."
stated on March 18, 2019 in a press release
"It is estimated that more than 20 veterans die by suicide every day."
Wisconsin Assembly Republicans
stated on March 12, 2019 in news release
In-state tuition available "for non-U.S. citizens after three years … veterans have to wait five years."
stated on February 26, 2019 in a Facebook post
Says Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said, "We must block Trump from stopping the return of the heroic Alabama mother from ISIS. In many ways she is more of a hero then our veterans. Welcome home sister!"
stated on February 13, 2019 in a Facebook post
Quotes Beto O’Rourke as saying, "If I could throw two kinds of people in the garbage it would be the elderly and wounded veterans. When a tool breaks you don’t fix it, you throw it in the damn trash."
stated on September 14, 2018 in a radio interview
Says VA doctors are "censored from being able to talk to their patients" about marijuana, even in states where it is legal for medicinal use
stated on September 26, 2018 in a campaign ad
Says that after the overdose death of a Tomah VA veteran, she "brought both parties together to help pass a law" to "make the VA accountable and also to stop the overprescribing of" opioids.
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
stated on October 8, 2018 in a TV ad
Says that U.S. Rep. Andy Barr was "even dismissing the importance of military service" by saying, "We both served our country. I’ve served in a position where ideas matter."
stated on September 16, 2018 in remarks at a teachers' rally
West Virginia has "more veterans per capita" than any state.
stated on September 10, 2018 in a TV ad
Says Kentucky Rep. Andy Barr "would let shady payday lenders take advantage of our troops" and that he took "$36,550 from payday lenders."
stated on September 23, 2018 in an interview
Says Tammy Baldwin was the only member of the Wisconsin congressional delegation "to have a report outlining that a doctor was overprescribing opioids" at the Tomah VA, "later a veteran died" and Baldwin "covered it up."
stated on October 1, 2018 in a midterm rally in Johnson City, Tenn.
Says Republicans "just passed" the Veterans Choice program after 44 years of trying. "They've been trying to pass that one for many, many decades."