veterans affairs

VA secretary faces forthcoming IG report on travel

Lawyers representing Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin say they have submitted a "robust response" to the findings of a review of Shulkin's European business trip last summer and that Shulkin "has not done anything improper."

VA failed to report potentially dangerous doctors, GAO finds

The Veterans Affairs Department has fallen short in ways that put veterans and the public "at risk [of] receiving unsafe medical care" by failing to report potentially dangerous doctors, a government watchdog concluded after an investigation.

House approves bill creating more accountability at VA

The House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved legislation Tuesday giving the leadership of the Department of Veterans Affairs the ability to fire employees for misconduct and protect those who uncover wrongdoing at the agency.