Veterans Affairs Budget

Veterans Affairs Secretary Dr. David Shulkin testified before a House Appropriations subcommittee on the president’s 2019 budget request… read more

Veterans Affairs Secretary Dr. David Shulkin testified before a House Appropriations subcommittee on the president’s 2019 budget request for his department. He said veterans' suicide prevention is his top priority, noting that the budget includes $8.6 billion for mental health. Other topics addressed included veterans' health care choice, VA infrastructure modernization, and the opioid crisis. In addition, Secretary Shulkin addressed reports of him being replaced and alleged ethics violations saying he deeply regrets the distractions but is focused on getting the job done. Representative Charles Dent (R-PA) chaired this hearing with Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) serving as the ranking member. close

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Program ID:
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Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
2362-A, Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 15, 2018 | 10:02am EDT | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Mar 18, 2018 | 3:02am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Mar 15, 2018 | 10:02am EDT | C-SPAN.org
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