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Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Veterans Affairs Stonewalling the Press


House committee puts up website to track stonewalling by Veterans Affairs press office

The VA Honesty Project, created by the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, shows scores of instances where the VA public affairs office was either refusing to comment or not addressing the questions that were asked, most of them occurring in 2013.

The site shows the VA refusing to give comment to newspapers and TV affiliate stations across the country, as well as publications such as the Military Times and CNBC.

“Despite the serious issues, the VA’s chief of staff walked away when we tried to ask about the report,” CBS Memphis reported in an October 2013 story about negligence at a VA hospital that resulted in three deaths.

Continue Learning:  http://freebeacon.com/veterans-affairs-stonewalling-the-press/

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