Quil Lawrence

BBC

Quil Lawrence appears in the following:

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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Departure Of VA Secretary Shulkin Doesn't End Debate Of Privatization

Thursday, March 29, 2018

The departure of Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin does not end the debate over how far the agency should privatize. Neither the president nor his nominee have given their views on the subject.

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President Trump Removes David Shulkin As VA Secretary

Thursday, March 29, 2018

In a tweet on Wednesday, the president said he intends to nominate Navy Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, the White House physician, to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Trump To Replace VA Secretary David Shulkin

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

The president intends to nominate Navy Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, the White House physician, to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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My Lai Massacre Of 1968 Continues To Resonate In America

Friday, March 16, 2018

50 years after the My Lai massacre, in which American soldiers in Vietnam killed more than 500 civilians in a period of four hours, the atrocity continues to resonate in America.

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Washington State Attorney General: Housing Discrimination Against Veterans Is Evident

Monday, March 05, 2018

A sting by the Washington state attorney general has proved what was long believed through anecdotal evidence to be rampant — housing discrimination against veterans.

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Veterans Affairs Secretary Responds To Criticism For Travel Expenses

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin is being criticized for charging his wife's travel to the government when she accompanied him to Europe. Shulkin says he complied with all ethics guidelines, but his chief of staff, also criticized for her role in arranging the trip, has announced her retirement.

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