Veterans groups fear Trump will 'burn down' VA
One year ago - By Politico
Donald Trump won the White House pledging to use his business acumen to overhaul the Department of Veterans Affairs, the poster child for government mismanagement - even if he has to "pick up the phone and fix it myself." But Trump's leading candidates to run the troubled Cabinet department strike fear in many veteran's advocates, current and former agency officials and members of Congress, who worry that the new administration will aim to gut the VA and privatize many of its services. Whether Trump chooses Sarah Palin, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, conservative activist Peter Hegseth...
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