VA reform: Sen. Sanders’ socialist agenda holding up help for America’s veterans As Seen On FoxNews.com By Pete Hegseth July 22, 2014 They say the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again, and expecting different results. The definition of insanity in Washington is when, despite painfully obvious facts and experiences, ideologically-slavish legislators insist the(…)
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5 Questions for VA Secretary Nominee Bob McDonald As seen in The Weekly Standard Written by: Pete Hegseth Can Robert McDonald, the former Procter & Gamble CEO tapped by President Obama to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs, turn things around at the famously troubled department? McDonald’s boosters say his executive experience will be(…)
New Ad: Concerned Veterans for America Thanks Rep. Coffman for His Record on Dept. of Veterans Affairs Reform
New Ad: Concerned Veterans for America Thanks Rep. Coffman for His Record on Dept. of Veterans Affairs Reform Six-Figure Mail and Digital Ad Buy Begins Today in Colorado Arlington, Va. - Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) today launched a new ad, “Leadership,” thanking Rep. Mike Coffman (R-Colo.) for his long record of responsibly promoting reform at(…)
The VA Needs Real Reform, Not Half-Measures As Seen on National Review By Pete Hegseth July 11, 2014 When President Obama nominated former Procter and Gamble CEO Robert McDonald to serve as the next secretary of the troubled U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), on June 30, he set a standard for the department’s future: “We’re instituting(…)
CVA Open Letter to VA Conference Committee July 10, 2014 Dear Conference Committee Members, As your committee meets to finalize VA reform language, CVA believes the final legislation must both aggressively address VA’s systemic problems and shield reforms from VA bureaucratic sabotage. CVA will be closely watching four key areas of concern during the coming reconciliation process. We strongly(…)
CVA Applauds Arizona Republic Editorial Addressing McDonald’s Challenges as the Next VA Secretary Yesterday’s front page, above-the-fold editorial by the Arizona Republic outlined three recommendations for Robert McDonald, nominee for Secretary of Veterans Affairs, as he confronts the daunting task of reforming the scandal-plagued VA hospital system. Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) applauds the paper’s(…)
Not My Six: Obama’s Credibility on Veterans’ Issues Vanishes As Seen in The Washington Times By Pete Hegseth July 3, 2014 When President Obama addressed the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) national convention in Nevada in July 2012, he offered a proud accounting of the things his administration had accomplished at the U.S. Department of(…)
Iraq Crisis: Iraqi Army Must Crush ISIS, and US Should Help As Seen on foxnews.com July 1st, 2014 On Sunday, an Islamic caliphate—named the “Islamic State”—was declared inside large portions of both Iraq and Syria. The relatively new, yet extremely violent, recently successful, and fully emboldened, Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is a radical(…)