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AP FACT CHECK: Trump hails 'new' VA as old problems persist


November 10, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump speaks with pride about the progress of his overhaul of health care for veterans, declaring that the Department of Veterans Affairs already "is a whole new place." Old problems persist, though, and some of his steps are not as advanced as he advertises.

For Veterans Day, the White House came out with a two-page statement to support the contention that "tremendous progress has been made in a short period of time." And in Vietnam on Friday, Trump told a small group of U.S. veterans of the Vietnam War that Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin is d...

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