New developments on the Wilmington VA clinic partially shut down since March due to water quality issues. Senators Richard Burr and Thom Tillis are now intervening on the veterans' behalf.
Senator Tillis went so far as to meet with VA Secretary Robert McDonald on Wednesday. Tillis told us they “discuss[ed] the need to completely rethink the VA's approach to providing quality care for veterans and making the VA system more efficient and accountable to prevent these kinds of unacceptable internal issues.”
“It's alarming that the issues at the Wilmington VA clinic continue to persist without an end in sight,” Tillis continued, “Affecting veterans who need essential health care services. Unfortunately, this is yet another example of the bureaucratic breakdowns and management issues that are plaguing the VA system.” Watch here
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