Senators Vitter and Sanders on Veterans Health Programs

Senator David Vitter (R-LA) spoke on the Senate floor about reports that veterans died while waiting for care at U.S. Department of… read more

Senator David Vitter (R-LA) spoke on the Senate floor about reports that veterans died while waiting for care at U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) hospitals. He tried to bring up his bill authorizing 27 VA health clinics. The chairman of the veterans committee, Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), objected and tried to call up a larger bill to expand services to veterans and rollback cuts in cost of living adjustments. Senator Vitter objected, and the two debated both bills. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Senators Vitter and Sanders on Veterans Health Programs

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319250-4
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Senate Highlight
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Senate Highlight
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 7, 2014
Last Aired:
May 8, 2014

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  • May 08, 2014 | 2:48am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 08, 2014 | 7:51am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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