Two headlines that make disabled veterans aware of what they mean to this congress.
House Republicans approve bill to fund border wall, setting up a final showdown in the Senate
The final tally was 217-185, with eight Republicans voting against the package, which includes $5.7 billion to construct a border wall, $7.8 billion for disaster relief and would fund the government until Feb. 8.
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Group urges White House, VA to reject resurfaced proposal cutting disabled, unemployed veterans' benefits
The report suggests removing approximately 235,000 disabled veterans from a Department of Veterans Affairs program called Individual Unemployability in 2020, projecting it could save $47.6 billion in the next 10 years. Veterans removed from the program would see their monthly incomes decrease by an average of $1,300, according to CBO estimates.Yes, they found all that money to pay for a wall, at the same time they want to destroy the bridge that senior disabled veterans need to survive.
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They want to take away the permanent and total meaning and turn it into proof we cannot trust the debt owed to our families to be paid ALL THE TIME UNTIL WE DIE OFF!