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By Hope Yen 

AP FACT CHECK: Trump overstates progress at Veterans Affairs

 


WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump paints a rosy picture of an improved Department of Veterans Affairs under his watch where accessing electronic medical records is "so easy and so good" and health care is freely available without any delays. The problem: It's not true.

At a campaign-style event in Ohio this week, Trump's claims of progress were so overstated that even his own VA secretary, David Shulkin — who stood right next to him — would have to disagree.

"Since my first day in office, we've taken one action after another to make sure that our veterans get the care they so r...



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