No, Republicans Do Not Oppose Helping Veterans
Welcome back to Forgotten Fact-Checks, a weekly column produced by National Review’s News Desk. This week, we explain Republican opposition to a veterans’ health bill, look at Politico’s White House PR, and hit more media misses.
Republicans Smeared as Cold-Hearted Veteran-Haters
Senate Republicans last week voted down a bill that would provide funding for health care and benefits for veterans injured by exposure to toxins. The measure failed in a 55–42 vote in the Senate after previously passing the upper chamber in an 84–14 vote.
The mainstream media has had a field day peddling a...