Newsmakers with Representative Tim Walz

Representative Tim Walz (D-MN), the ranking member on the Veterans' Affairs Committee, talked about efforts to reform the Department of Veterans… read more

Newsmakers with Representative Tim Walz Representative Tim Walz (D-MN), the ranking member on the Veterans' Affairs Committee, talked about efforts to reform the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), including passage of the Veterans Accountability Act. The act makes it easier for the VA to fire employees. Representative Walz also spoke about the Veterans Choice Act and President Trump’s proposed fiscal year 2018 budget for the department. In 2014, many VA hospitals were shown to have long wait times and large cost overruns. The department and Congress had been working on a variety of ways to improve the VA system. close

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Newsmakers with Representative Tim Walz

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Program ID:
429956-1
Category:
Interview
Format:
Roundtable
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 15, 2017 | 3:44pm EDT | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Jun 20, 2017 | 2:35am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO

Airing Details

  • Jun 15, 2017 | 3:44pm EDT | C-SPAN.org
  • Jun 18, 2017 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jun 18, 2017 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 18, 2017 | 5:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 18, 2017 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jun 19, 2017 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jun 19, 2017 | 1:35pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jun 20, 2017 | 2:35am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
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