The VA, because we have the largest health network in the country, are equal partners in our disaster response
The VA right now has ten 250 bed hospitals part of the national response and the VA is providing a third of the medical support
While we in the VA got all of our patients out We still have 2500 patients we still need to evacuate out of the city of New Orleans. That's being done today and tomorrow
We now have to get into the mortuary business pretty soon too
I got tendinitis in both elbows from hitting off mats
Since coming to Congress in 1993, I have witnessed this committee struggle with VA's inability to adequately manage its IT funding and IT modernization efforts, ... This lack of accountability in VA IT spending must stop.
Worst case scenario, if you had the new government collapse, civil war completely break out, I mean, those kinds of things. But that's a worst case forecast.
America, wake up. Europe is at war, and we are in it.
The president's premeditated assault on the administration of justice must be interpreted as a threat to our system of government.
This 'rise to the level' has somehow become the legal cliche of this case. You've all so often heard it, and some of you have even spoken it
We, the people of the United States, we are a great Nation with a great vision.
For those who have made the ultimate sacrifice, we are grateful that such men and women were among us. For those who continue to serve, we honor their commitment. For those who return to civilian life, we honor their service.
The men and women of today's VA are dedicated to caring for today's veterans and stand ready to provide for our servicemembers who now defend our freedoms and our way of life.
The young patriots now returning from war in Iraq and Afghanistan and other deployments worldwide are joining the ranks of veterans to whom America owes an immense debt of gratitude.
In fact, it is often times a detriment for the Government to preemptively legislate on an issue before we can either define it or grasp its impact.