Boehner says veterans' claims system is broken

Feb 22, 2013 Full story: Times-Standard

U.S. House Speaker John Boehner says the system for handling veterans' disability claims is broken and he wants the head of the Department of Veterans Affairs to explain what is being done to fix it.

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“Headed toward the cliff”

Since: Nov 07

Tawas City, Michigan

#2 Feb 22, 2013
Newsflash- As a disabled vet I can state without equivocation the VA disability system has BEEN broken for decades.

BOTH Dems and GOPasaurs are responsible for this, especially since they keep voting to send troops to war.

This is a disgrace.

FIX IT NOW!!!!!!!!
Sterkfontein Swartkrans

New Hope, PA

#3 Feb 22, 2013
I hate to say it but boner may be right. Our veterans are being treated shabbily and it needs to stop NOW!! They were there for us and willing to defend the nation and it is only right that we are there for them especially when they need our assistance! Hopefully no idiots will try to make this a conservative vs liberal issue!
bohart

Newport, TN

#4 Feb 22, 2013
The military industrial complex isn't broken, they and congress simply don't need the veterans they have used up and tossed away like used paper towels.
Pills Clinton

Hanoi, Vietnam

#5 Feb 22, 2013
WeTheSheeple wrote:
Newsflash- As a disabled vet I can state without equivocation the VA disability system has BEEN broken for decades.
BOTH Dems and GOPasaurs are responsible for this, especially since they keep voting to send troops to war.
This is a disgrace.
FIX IT NOW!!!!!!!!
does Chucky hate goooo yet!!;)

Since: Dec 07

Spring, TX

#6 Feb 22, 2013
I agree with Sheeple. Tried to help a young vet going to college....all I got was "I'm either away from my desk or....

several calls...finally called Ted Cruz...got some help for him.

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