Accuracy in Media

DOJ Decision could lead to Rehire of Fired VA Official

Wow: Lawmakers are fuming over what they describe as a “shameful” decision by the Justice Department that could help the former head of the scandal-scarred Phoenix Veterans Affairs hospital get her job back. Attorney General Loretta Lynch, in a letter sent Tuesday, notified House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., that the DOJ would not defend […]

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VA Accused of Shredding Documents Needed for Claims

From Fox News: The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has been systematically shredding documents related to veterans’ claims — possibly affecting benefits for veterans, according to an investigation by the inspector general. Investigators with the Department of Veterans Affairs audited 10 veterans benefits offices around the country and found that staff were destroying mail related to […]

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Two Years Later, VA Inspector General May Be Sitting on Wait Time Reports

From the Free Beacon: The Department of Veterans’ Affairs inspector general has not released reports on investigations precipitated by the agency’s fake wait list scandal that made headlines nearly two years ago. USA Today reported that the agency’s watchdog has not publicly released reports on the findings of investigations into 73 VA hospital across the country. While […]

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Bureaucrats who Exploited Relocation Program for More Pay are Keeping Their Jobs

It’s really enraging news for the American taxpayer: The Department of Veterans Affairs is not demoting two executives who allegedly exploited a relocation program to obtain more than $400,000 in salary hikes and other benefits. VA Deputy Secretary Sloan Gibson announced Monday that the Veterans Benefits Administration senior executives will keep their high-paying regional director positions despite […]

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2 VA Officials Stole $400,000, Defended by Top VA Official

Figures, government officials defending each other. A high-ranking Department of Veterans Affairs official on Tuesday defended the VA’s failure to discipline two employees accused of misconduct, and blamed the outrage over their lenient treatment on “considerable external pressure” by the media and Congress to punish personnel who may not have done anything wrong. Sloan Gibson, […]

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January 2017

1/7/2017 - Veterans Affairs: We’ve Improved Our Medical Centers

June 2016

6/3/2016 - DOJ Decision could lead to Rehire of Fired VA Official

April 2016

4/29/2016 - McCain Introduces Bill to Allow Veterans to Get Health Care Anywhere

4/19/2016 - VA Accused of Shredding Documents Needed for Claims

February 2016

2/25/2016 - Two Years Later, VA Inspector General May Be Sitting on Wait Time Reports

2/23/2016 - Bureaucrats who Exploited Relocation Program for More Pay are Keeping Their Jobs

2/6/2016 - 7 VA Hospitals Flagged for Veterans’ Suicides

2/3/2016 - 2 VA Officials Stole $400,000, Defended by Top VA Official

January 2016

1/10/2016 - Suspended Veterans Affairs Officials for Fake Waitlist are Back to Work

December 2015

12/10/2015 - Veterans Affairs Official: We Don’t Need to Fire People to Instill Accountability in the VA

November 2015

11/11/2015 - John McCain: “Shameful” that Hillary Clinton Politicized VA Scandal before Veterans Day

October 2015

10/19/2015 - VA Scandal, Continued: Poor Care led to Deaths of Veterans from Cancer

10/1/2015 - VA Banned Cellphones in Medical Visits by Veterans

September 2015

9/29/2015 - Veterans’ Affairs Officials Gamed System, Wrote Selves Checks

9/21/2015 - The VA Scandal Exacerbated by a Leadership Crisis

9/4/2015 - 300,000 Veterans Waiting for VA Health Care are Already Dead

9/2/2015 - Dept of Veterans Affairs Decreased Amount of Reviews of Medical Errors since 2010

July 2015

7/30/2015 - Obama Threatens Veto of Making Veterans Affairs Accountable

7/15/2015 - One-Third of U.S. Veterans Applying for Health Care are Already Dead

7/14/2015 - VA Warns Congress of Hospital Shutdowns if Budget isn’t Addressed

April 2015

4/2/2015 - Veterans Affairs Director Mislead GOP Senator on Contaminated Drugs