On Wednesday 19th April 2017, President of United State Donald Trump took action to address the chronic problem in Veterans Department by signing extension bill for services that allow going outside the VA medical system for care.
President would represent press conference to veteran’s issues within a couple of days after demonstrating on substandard care for veterans.
He signed the reauthorization of the Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act.
President said that It’s time to take care of veterans because they have done their outstanding work for the country without any fear for a long time.
As per the veteran’s groups statement, the legislation is needed but President’s administration needs to do more with Congress.
Donald Trump stated that treatment of veterans was a disgrace by the previous administration.
He has proposed boost of 6 percent in the VA budget.
VA is one of the centralized agencies for a surge in President’s first budget.