Pelosi Statement on Senate Passage of Bipartisan VA Bill

Jun 11, 2014
Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement after the Senate overwhelmingly passed VA reform legislation by a vote of 93-3:

“With today’s vote, the Senate acted to restore confidence in our nation’s solemn pledge to our veterans: that just as the military leaves no one behind on the battlefield, we must leave no veteran behind when they come home.

“Now it is time for the House to act.  It is my hope that the House will move swiftly to consider the companion legislation introduced by Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick that will increase accountability and ensure our veterans have access to the health care they have earned.

“Our service members have done everything asked of them – and done so with courage and excellence.  Let us always be certain we are serving our veterans as well as they have served us.”

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