Senate Republicans and Democrats are seeking an agreement on legislation to make it easier to fire top U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs officials and reduce hospital waiting times.
Both parties in the U.S. Congress want to reduce patients’ waiting times at Veterans Affairs hospitals. They split over how to fund the billions of dollars in added costs.
"He will bring the tools of a CEO in a private corporation to the VA, a huge bureaucracy which needs a significant improvement in accountability and management."
- Bernie Sanders on Jul 29, 2014
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