A House committee has unveiled a disputed plan to allow the Department of Veterans Affairs to shift $2 billion from other programs to cover a sudden budget shortfall that could threaten medical care for thousands of patients in the coming weeks.
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“To offset spending, the VA would trim pensions for some veterans and collect fees for housing loans.” – They want us to pay for their funding mismanagement, don’t fund the CHOICE on the backs of veterans. So our pensions should not be trimmed and the fees for housing loans should not be implemented. More money should not be thrown to privatization unless more money is effectively used to fix the problems that caused us to have the CHOICE program. CHOICE does need to be funded just not by taking it from veterans. Find it somewhere else!