Donald Trump isn't even president, and he's increased wait times for veterans
“Under President Obama, we finally have seen a near elimination of the claims backlog that kept so many veterans waiting for their benefits, and the administration is cutting down on wait times at VA centers"
VoteVets calls out Senator Blunt for voting against veterans, while hiding how he got out of Vietnam
The largest progressive group of veterans in America, VoteVets.org, is today taking Senator Roy Blunt to task for voting against our troops and veterans, all while not being honest about how he evaded the Vietnam War.
When It Comes To Veterans Care, Hillary, Bernie, and Rachel Get ItBy Jon Soltz · Huffinton Post ·
Last evening's Democratic debate was full of fireworks. But, if you managed to stay tuned all the way to the end, you got to see Rachel Maddow ask the question that hasn't been asked in any Democratic debate, or Republican debate.
Hottest Trend In GOP Presidential Politics: Using Veterans Charities For ‘Political Stunts’By Alice Ollstein · Think Progress ·
The organization VoteVets, which represents thousands of U.S. veterans, blasted Trump for “using veterans as a prop to hide behind.”
Veterans Groups Balk at Donald Trump's “Political Stunt”By Emily Jane Fox · Vanity Fair ·
But some veterans groups are saying Trump shouldn’t bother. “Let me put this in language Donald Trump understands,” Jon Soltz, chairman of VoteVets.org and an Iraq war veteran
Veterans groups object to being dragged into Trump-Fox feudBy Rebecca Kheel · The Hill ·
“You’re a loser. You’re a third-rate politician, who clearly doesn’t understand issues and is so scared of Megyn Kelly exposing it, that you’re looking to use veterans to protect you from facing her questions.”
Donald Trump demanded $5 million donation to appear at Fox GOP debateBy Denis Slattery · NY Daily News ·
Another organization, VoteVets.org, said in statement that Trump should not “hide from Megyn Kelly behind us.”
Trump counter-debate event draws candidates Huckabee, SantorumBy Marilyn Malara · UPI ·
Absent from the recipients list were Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America and VoteVets.org, both organizations that said Thursday they would not accept donations from Trump's foundation.
Donald Trump Says Soldiers 'Go For A Little Ride' When Roadside Bombs HitBy Michael McLaughlin · Huffington Post ·
Real estate mogul Donald Trump spoke inaccurately about battlefield conditions Monday when he told an Iowa audience that soldiers traveling in armored Humvees are safe from improvised explosive devices.
As Senate Hearing Focuses on Women in the Military, Female Marine Veteran Says It Is About Security
“Women deserve the opportunity to meet the standards required to serve in combat roles,” said VoteVets supporter Kristen Kavanaugh, a former Captain in the US Marine Corps and Iraq War Veteran.