REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst - U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald (reflected in doors, facing reporters) delivers an apology, for recent misstatements about his military record, to reporters outside VA headquarters in Washington, February 24, 2015.
Taking stock of the Department of Veterans Affairs
November 6, 2015,
Michael O’Hanlon hosted Rep. Jeff Miller (R-Fla.) and Rep. Tim Walz (D-Minn.), chairman and member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs respectively, for a conversation that highlighted both the strengths of and the challenges to the VA. The congressmen offered innovative policy recommendations for improving the Department and together they noted that they intend to be both the VA’s staunchest supporters and harshest critics.