Quil Lawrence

BBC

Quil Lawrence appears in the following:

Ex-VA Chief's Book Describes Chaos And Confusion Inside The White House

Monday, October 21, 2019

Dr. David Shulkin has written a memoir about his time as secretary of Veterans Affairs in the Trump administration. He says he was pushed out by people who favor privatizing the VA.

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Trump Signs Executive Order Forgiving All Federal Student Loan Debt For Disabled Vets

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

President Trump has signed a presidential memorandum that is designed to increase the number of "permanently disabled veterans" who erase their federal student loan debt.

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Marine Who Warned Of Insider Threat Should Remain In The Corps, Military Board Says

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Maj. Jason Brezler faced discharge after emailing classified documents over an insecure network. He challenged the Marine Corps' decision, and a board of inquiry recently ruled in his favor.

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Veterans Urge Changes Before Expansion Of VA Caregivers Program

Thursday, August 08, 2019

Veterans are warning that the Department of Veterans Affairs has not resolved serious flaws in the way the program is administered.

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Federal Judge Denies Jeffrey Epstein Bail During Wait For Sex Trafficking Trial

Thursday, July 18, 2019

A federal judge has denied Jeffrey Epstein's bail request pending his trial for sex trafficking of minors — implying that he remains a danger and is a flight risk.

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Multimillionaire Jeffrey Epstein Charged In New York With Sex Trafficking Of Minors

Monday, July 08, 2019

Multimillionaire Jeffrey Epstein has entered a not-guilty plea in federal court. He's accused of sex trafficking charges involving dozens of young girls in New York and Florida.

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Military Families Deal With Unintended Consequence Of 2017 Tax Law

Friday, July 05, 2019

Congress has promised, and failed, to fix a quirk of U.S. tax law that penalizes surviving family members of veterans who died while on active duty.

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Critics See VA Change As A Move Toward Privatizing The Agency

Thursday, June 06, 2019

A major change in how the Department of Veterans Affairs uses private health care providers goes into effect Thursday amid concerns that it could drain resources from the VA into the private sector.

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Rep. Seth Moulton Announces Mental Health Care Proposal By Sharing His Experience

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Rep. Seth Moulton, D-Mass., Iraq veteran and presidential candidate, revealed at a campaign event Tuesday that he was treated for PTSD after his deployment and he continues to see a counselor monthly.

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Army Surprised By Answers To Its Question: How Has Serving Impacted You?

Monday, May 27, 2019

As part of a Memorial Day tribute, the U.S. Army asked service members to tweet the answer to the question: How has serving impacted you? The answers Army officials got were not what they expected.

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Marine Corps Veteran Faces Deportation, Says His Crimes Are Linked To PTSD

Monday, May 13, 2019

In California, U.S. Marine Corps veteran is awaiting deportation to El Salvador. He says the crimes he committed were linked to PTSD from combat in Iraq.

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Trump Administration Has Drastically Dropped Visas For Afghan And Iraqi Interpreters

Wednesday, May 01, 2019

Veterans and dozens of lawmakers say they're afraid the promise they made to protect families who assisted U.S. forces is being broken.

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News Brief: Barr On Capitol Hill, Venezuela Update, Visas For Veterans

Wednesday, May 01, 2019

Attorney General Barr heads to Capitol Hill to testify. Also, Venezuela's opposition leader, Juan Guaidó, continues to mount his strongest calls yet to oust disputed President Nicolás Maduro.

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Balancing Safety And Privacy When A Veteran Goes Missing

Tuesday, April 09, 2019

Wisconsin created the Green Alert - a statewide call-out when family, friends or caregivers report a troubled veteran is missing. That may save lives, but it exposes a personal crisis to all.

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Among False Claims, Trump Attacked McCain For Failing Veterans

Thursday, March 21, 2019

President Trump's attack on the late Sen. John McCain included an inaccurate claim about McCain's role in reforming the VA. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., called Trump's remarks "deplorable."

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GOP Sen. Martha McSally Says She Was Raped While Serving In The Military

Thursday, March 07, 2019

Sen. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., revealed she was the victim of sexual assault in the military. She joins a growing number of female veterans who are defying a long-standing code of silence.

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VA Expands Vets' Access To Private Care But Gives No Plan To Pay For It

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

The VA has published new rules on how it will spend billions of dollars on private health care. Proponents say it will give veterans more choices, but others fear it's a move toward privatization.

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VA Releases Rules For Law That Would Increase Access To Private Care

Friday, February 22, 2019

The Department of Veterans Affairs released rules for a law that changes how the VA pays for outside, private care. Critics say the move is a stealth effort to privatize the VA.

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New York Jury Considers Allegations In Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman Case

Monday, February 04, 2019

Jury deliberations have begun in the case of alleged narcotics kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. It follows an 11-week trial in which his defense attorney presented a 30-minute case with one witness.

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Jury In New York To Decide Drug Lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman's Fate

Monday, February 04, 2019

After an 11-week trial, a jury will begin deliberating the fate of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the Mexican drug kingpin accused of operating a criminal enterprise, money laundering and other crimes.

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