Quil Lawrence

BBC

Quil Lawrence appears in the following:

What To Know About Trump's VA Secretary Nominee Robert Wilkie

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Pentagon official Robert Wilkie has his confirmation hearing Wednesday before the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs. He's President Trump's pick to lead the VA.

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ICE Drops Deportation Threat Against Chinese Student Joining U.S. Army

Friday, June 15, 2018

The immigrants were brought into the military — which offers a track to citizenship — because they provide hard-to-find skills and languages. A slow-moving vetting program had put their visas at risk.

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North Korea To Help Identify, Return Remains Of U.S. Troops From Korean War

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un agreed to begin the work of repatriating the remains of fallen Americans from the Korean War.

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Trump Wins Pledge From Kim To Return Remains Of Americans From Korean War

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

One of the four key points agreed between President Trump and Kim Jong Un is to help repatriate the remains of Americans killed in action during the Korean War.

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Noncitizens Recruited For An Army Program Are At Risk For Deportation

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

A Chinese national who joined the U.S. Army is facing deportation before he has a chance to gain citizenship through military service. His lawyer says he'll face reprisals if he is returned to China.

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Marine Corps' Top General Joins Ramadan Meal

Friday, June 08, 2018

Gen. Robert Neller, commandant of the Marine Corps, joined a Baltimore-area mosque for Iftar, the evening meal during Ramadan which breaks each day's fast. He was the guest of a Muslim Marine vet.

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More Vets Who Are Coping With PTSD From Sexual Assaults Get Honorable Discharges

Friday, June 01, 2018

Heath Phillips is one of those getting an upgrade once thought impossible. He had accepted a lesser discharge to avoid court-martial with "no clue" it would cut him off from jobs and veterans' aid.

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Senate Passes $55 Billion Veterans Affairs Reform Bill

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

The bill will change how the VA pays for private care, expand a VA caregiver program and start a review of the VA's aging infrastructure. President Trump has said he will sign it.

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VA Bill Set To Expand Support For Veterans' Caregivers

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

A Veterans Affairs funding bill expected to pass Congress includes an expansion of a program to pay family caregivers.

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VA's Caregiver Program Still Dropping Veterans With Disabilities

Monday, May 21, 2018

An NPR investigation last year revealed that a number of VA centers were ejecting hundreds of caregivers from the program. The VA promised reform, but a year later few have returned to the program.

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VA Says It's Trying To Improve Caregiver Program's Appeals Process

Monday, May 21, 2018

The VA's caregiver program provides a stipend to family members of disabled vets to provide home health care. NPR revealed numerous VA centers were ejecting hundreds of people from the program.

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Surprise! Trump Nominates Acting VA Secretary Robert Wilkie To Fill Role Permanently

Friday, May 18, 2018

Following the disastrous nomination of the president's last pick, Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, veterans groups say they hope the embattled agency can finally get back on track.

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President Trump Nominates Robert Wilkie To Head Veterans Affairs Department

Friday, May 18, 2018

President Trump is nominating the current acting VA secretary, Robert Wilkie, as secretary. Trump made the surprise announcement at a White House meeting and said Wilkie "doesn't know this yet."

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White House Has Several Potential Nominees To Lead VA

Friday, May 11, 2018

The list of potential nominees to head the Department of Veterans Affairs is growing, though none of them appear to be an easy confirmation.

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New York Attorney General Resigns Amid Abuse Allegations

Tuesday, May 08, 2018

The sudden resignation of New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has touched off a major political shuffle. Schneiderman was considered a leader of the #Metoo movement and a major opponent of the Trump administration. Now, four women are accusing him of assault.

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Veterans Groups Concerned That Lack Of VA Leadership Will Hurt Millions Of Veterans

Thursday, May 03, 2018

The Department of Veterans Affairs still lacks a secretary and many inside and outside the vast agency say a lack of leadership is affecting its mission.

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Veterans Affairs In Limbo After Jackson Withdraws As Nominee

Friday, April 27, 2018

Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson was tapped by President Trump to replace David Shulkin, who was fired in March. Now, the Veterans Affairs Department awaits its fourth secretary in four years.

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Ronny Jackson Withdraws His Nomination To Head VA

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Democrats on the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee had released a document detailing allegations against Jackson, who said the list was "baseless" and an attack on his character and integrity.

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News Brief: Ronny Jackson, Travel Ban At The Supreme Court

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Ronny Jackson, President Trump's pick to lead the Veterans Affairs Department, is facing allegations of inappropriate workplace behavior. Also, Amy Howe discusses the travel ban at the Supreme Court.

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Ronny Jackson Accused Of Drinking On Duty

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

President Trump's nominee to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs is facing allegations of misbehavior in the workplace.

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