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Dec 06 2023
Louisiana Gov.-elect Jeff Landry has named former Republican governor's race rival state Rep. Richard Nelson as his secretary of the Department of Revenue to oversee the state's tax agency. Landry also announced that he has appointed retired Air Force Col. Charlton J. Meginley as his secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs and that he will keep current Department of Alcohol and TobaccoShreveport Times
May 22 2014
CNN's nonstop coverage of the vanished Malaysian plane was widely mocked, but not by the network's investigative team. Those reporters hadn't quite nailed down an explosive story alleging serious misconduct at the Phoenix Veterans Affairs Hospital so they used the obsession over the plane to continue working on it.Politico
Apr 13 2020
The United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is a federal Cabinet-level agency that provides near-comprehensive healthcare services to eligible military veterans at VA medical centers and outpatient clinics located throughout the country; several non-healthcare benefits including disability compensation, vocational rehabilitation, education assistance, home loans, and life insurance;Wikipedia
May 17 2014
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Apr 26 2018
President Donald Trump’s nominee to run the Veterans Affairs department withdrew his candidacy Thursday morning, following the release of allegations that he wrecked a government vehicle while drunk and freely gave out prescription drugs without paperwork.Wall Street Journal (News)
Apr 25 2018
Ronny Jackson met with president Tuesday, told him allegations against him weren’t true.Wall Street Journal (News)
Nov 06 2023
With mortgage rates near their highest level in more than 20 years, even veterans who often get more favorable loan terms are feeling the pinch.
VA home loans, provided by private lenders but backed by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, tend to have lower rates than conventional mortgages but in today’s environment, those rates are also higher than they’ve been in years.NewsNation
Nov 29 2023
The United States lost one of its "most dependable and distinctive voices on foreign affairs with the passing of Henry Kissinger," former president George W. Bush said Wednesday.
Kissinger's rise as a German refugee to the pinnacle of US foreign policy decision-making says "as much about his greatness as it did America's greatness," Bush said.Barron's
Mar 29 2018
President Trump has chosen his doctor to replace Shulkin at VA, and Shulkin responds to the "ugliness" of Washington.BBC News Fox News (Online News) Washington Post
Dec 06 2023
During the launch of their new podcast Tuesday, loved-up former “GMA:3” co-hosts T.J. Holmes and Amy Robach may have left out an important part of the story about their removal from their “dream jobs” at ABC News last year. Soon after the Daily Mail revealed in November 2022 that the married anchors were involved in a secret romance, reports began to emerge that Holmes allegedly hadSan Jose Mercury News