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Rep. Tim Walz May 18
I have serious concerns regarding Robert Wilkie’s judgment given his role in the Trump administration’s ban on . Our vets need a VA Secretary that is going to care for all our heroes including .
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Rep. Tim Walz May 18
Before Mr. Wilkie is confirmed, the Senate must ensure he has the character & skillset necessary to bring stability to . Improving the lives of vets must always be his top priority & he should never let politics distract him from faithfully executing VA’s mission.
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House Veterans' Affairs Dems May 16
Read Ranking Member Walz's statement following House passage of the VA MISSION Act
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HouseVetAffairs May 16
This morning’s Member Day hearing is live now:
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Rep. Tim Walz May 15
The details of this report are disturbing & unacceptable. It also underscores why Congressional oversight in this process is so critical. I’ve advocated for DoD/VA electronic health record interoperability for years now. It’s time to pass the VA Modernization Oversight Act.
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Rep. Tim Walz May 10
Veterans are changing US marijuana policies for the better. In a matter of weeks, the VA Medicinal Cannabis Research Act has earned unprecedented bipartisan support and has become the 1st forward-thinking bill to be passed out of committee EVER.
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Rep. Tim Walz May 10
If one vet is denied care, we aren’t keeping our promise to care for those who have borne the battle. Tragedies like this must end. We need to get answers from so we know exactly how this happened, how to prevent similar tragedies, and save veteran lives.
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House Veterans' Affairs Dems May 9
. has allowed the , our country's largest healthcare system and the agency tasked with providing healthcare to over 9,000,000 , to go on without a permanent leader for 42 days. This is unacceptable.
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House Veterans' Affairs Dems May 9
A Mar-a-Lago socialite w/ access to could derail a 10 billion $$ agreement to modernize VA’s electronic health record system. This is unacceptable and reflects the worst of what we've come to expect from this admin. Vets deserve better.
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House Veterans' Affairs Dems retweeted
Rep. Tim Walz May 9
I commend for passing the VA Electronic Health Record Modernization Oversight Act, a bill I introduced back in 2017 to ensure Congress is able to conduct proper oversight over the $16 billion electronic health record () modernization program. , let’s vote!
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Rep. Tim Walz May 9
As a 24-year veteran of the National Guard, one of my highest priorities since coming to Congress has been to modernize VA’s electronic health record system so servicemembers transitioning from to can bring their health records with them.
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Rep. Tim Walz May 9
After passage of the Vietnam Vets Act today, nearly 90k vets exposed to are closer than ever to receiving the care and benefits they deserve. Having fought for these vets for years, I’m proud we’re on track to finally fulfill our promise to them.
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Rep. Tim Walz May 8
Replying to @DeptVetAffairs
By authorizing to advance scientific and medical research into the safety and efficacy of usage by vets living with post-traumatic stress disorder () and , the VA Research Act answers the call of over 92% of our vets.
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Rep. Tim Walz May 8
I couldn’t be more proud to author the VA Medicinal Research Act. It’s time for to finally so our vets get the answers on they deserve. I call on to bring this bipartisan bill to the Floor for a vote ASAP.
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Rep. Tim Walz May 8
I applaud my and colleagues for advancing the VA Medicinal Research Act out of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs today! This couldn’t have been done without the steadfast advocacy of our veterans, VSOs and vets’ advocates.
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HouseVetAffairs May 8
At 10am, the committee will hold a business meeting to assign to HVAC subcommittees. This morning’s markup to consider the VA MISSION Act and other bills will begin immediately after. Stream it here:
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Rep. Tim Walz May 4
I’ve been honored to fight for our vets w/ toxic wounds since I introduced the first Act back in 2011. I thank and our dedicated VSOs for working together to get this done. I’m proud we’ll finally be able to deliver on this promise to our Vietnam vets.
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Rep. Tim Walz May 2
The next nominee to be Secretary of must unequivocally oppose VA privatization.
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Rep. Tim Walz May 1
To our service members and their families who sacrifice so much so that we can live free — thank you.
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Rep. Tim Walz Apr 28
. faithfully carried out his constitutional duty by giving Adm. Jackson a thorough and bipartisan vetting, something fundamentally failed to do. I suggest the president stop tweeting and start doing his job.
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