Speaker Boehner says that congress gave the VA a whopping $16 billion to improve care and shorten wait times. And yet, the number of patients waiting more than 90 days has nearly doubled
BOEHNER: "But instead of a new day at the VA, the American people are still seeing more of the same. Last year, Congress gave the VA Secretary new authority to fire employees. But while some 110 VA facilities kept secret lists to hide wait times – just one person has been fired. One.
“What the hell happened to the rest of them? Well, some got to retire with benefits, some got transfers, some got paid leave, some got a slap on the wrist – and all of them go right on collecting checks from taxpayers. If only the VA did half as good a job taking care of our veterans as they do their own bureaucrats "