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Leading Senate Democrat’s response to VA scandal: ‘People die every day’

Responding to the ever-widening “secret death list” Veterans Affairs (VA) scandal, on of the Senate’s leading liberals has not only blocked legislation aimed at fixing fundamental problems within the VA’s health care system, he’s also let little doubt to exactly how he feels of the accusation that scores of vets have died due to administrative cover-ups that have resulted in medical care being needlessly withheld. As reported by The Washington Free Beacon on May 22, 2014, Vermont’s junior US Senator, Bernard “Bernie” Sanders, has effectively frozen in committee the Veterans Affairs Management Accountability Act (VAMAA), which was aimed at giving the Secretary of Veterans Affairs sweeping in clearing out bureaucratic dead wood.

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Retired generals and ex-presidents don’t use VA hospitals, only poor vets

To listen to conservative media watchers, the overwhelming number of news organs are normally less than objective when it comes to basic journalistic objectivity when it comes to reporting on anything relating to Barack Obama. Even the usually a reliable ally to the White House, Politico.com¬†on May 21, 2014 has dropped an S-bomb regarding the spreading-like-wildfire Veterans Affairs (VA) controversy. Per Politico’s headline, the situation has officially been deemed a “scandal.”

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