Veterans Affairs secretary vows not to privatize agency

WASHINGTON – Veterans will have expanded access to medical care outside Department of Veterans Affairs. the privatization of the agency. In response to inquiries from USA TODAY, VA press secretary.

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The new secretary of veterans affairs pledged to the American Legion on Wednesday that he won’t privatize his agency’s health care services even as it increases options for veterans to seek care in the private sector. The secretary echoed a remark about privatization that he made earlier in the.

President Trump’s 3rd pick for the job secured the backing of many Democrats after insisting at his confirmation hearing that he will not privatize the government’s second-largest department.

During his Senate confirmation hearing, Robert Wilkie, the secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, said he wouldn’t privatize. an Obama appointee who opposed privatization, may not have.

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In a Wednesday, June 27, 2018 file photo, Veterans Affairs Secretary nominee Robert Wilkie is sworn in at the start of a Senate Veterans Affairs Committee During his confirmation hearing, the Air Force and Navy veteran insisted he would not privatize the government’s second-largest agency of 360.

David Shulkin got fired Wednesday from his job as secretary of veterans affairs. He’s out this. that veterans are best served by a dedicated agency and the idea that it ought to be a proving ground.

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Before confirmation as VA Secretary, Mr. Wilkie served Secretary James Mattis as his Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness-the Mr. Wilkie was Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs and a senior director of the National Security Council under Dr.

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Robert Wilkie, a Pentagon under secretary, was confirmed Monday by the Senate as secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, giving the During his confirmation hearing, Wilkie, who served as an assistant defense secretary in the George W. Bush administration, pledged not to privatize health.

Fired Veterans Affairs Secretary speaks out MINNEAPOLIS – The new secretary of veterans affairs pledged to the American Legion on Wednesday that he won’t privatize his agency’s health care services even as it increases options for.