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Bruce Braley’s Decision To Skip 78 Percent Of His Veterans’ Affairs Committee Hearings

Quad City Times Reports That Braley Skipped 15 Of 20 Veterans’ Affairs Committee Hearings.  “Democratic Senate hopeful Bruce Braley is being criticized for missing most of the full Veterans Affairs Committee hearings held in 2011-12, when he was on the panel.  Braley, a Democratic congressman from Waterloo, missed 15 of 20 committee meetings, including two joint sessions with the Senate, and Republicans say this shows he puts little priority on veterans issues.”  (Ed Tibbets, GOP Hits Braley On VA Panel Attendance, The Quad City Times, 07/23/14) Quad City Times Notes That On The Same Day Braley Skipped A VA Hearing He Attended Three ...

Just Tell The Truth Bruce

FOX NEWS:  “In Iowa, Bruce Braley he’s a Congressman, he’s running for the Senate in Iowa.  One of the complaints, attacks from the other side, the Republicans, has been he's on the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee and missed 75% of those hearings, including one in 2012 that was an important one.  You might say that’s not important, who cares, right?  But he was actually -- his campaign said he was at a Fast and Furious hearing.  Turns out, he wasn't there either.  He was at fundraisers, which from a PR perspective just tell the truth, it would be a lot easier than what you’re dealing with.”  (Dana Perino, The Five, Fox ...

Bruce Braley VA Hearings

Good morning - Bruce Braley claimed to miss the House Veterans' Affairs hearing for a House Oversight and Government Reform hearing, but after reviewing the transcript and the footage, there were no signs of him being present. Bruce Braley's Campaign Said They Skipped The Veterans' Affairs Committee Hearing Because He Was At The Oversight And Government Reform Hearing.  "Braley campaign spokesman Jeff Giertz said fundraisers Braley scheduled on Sept. 20 didn't conflict with the VA hearings. The congressman missed the 10 a.m. Veterans Affairs Committee meeting because he was at an Oversight and Government Reform Committee meeting that began ...

Braley Attended Three Fundraisers On Day Of Missed Veterans Affairs Hearing

The Des Moines Register Jennifer Jacobs July 22, 2014 http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/politics/elections/2014/07/22/bruce-braley-three-fundraisers-on-day-of-missed-hearing/13004385/  

Bruce Braley Skipped VA’s FY2013 Budget Hearing

Congressman Skipped 78 Percent Of His VA Hearings DES MOINES – While 18 of his colleagues of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee convened to discuss the FY2013 budget for the Department of Veterans’ Affairs, Washington liberal Bruce Braley was once again nowhere to be found. Braley has missed 78 percent of the full Veterans' Affairs Committee hearings, including an important oversight hearing and another regarding the nationwide problems within the VA. “Whether it’s skipping a VA hearing on performance and accountability or the annual budget hearing of the Department of Veterans’ Affairs, it’s clear Bruce Braley isn’t that ...

Braley Skipped Hearing on Nationwide Scope of Problems Within the VA

Congressman Skipped 78 Percent Of His VA Committee Hearings DES MOINES – This past weekend, Iowans learned that Bruce Braley skipped 78 percent of his full committee hearings while on the House Veterans Affairs Committee.  Braley’s absence included a key hearing that exposed the problems of the Miami Veterans Affairs Medical Center and how it was a window to a national problem. “Bruce Braley turned his back on our veterans, because when he had the chance to learn about the nationwide problems within the VA, he skipped the hearing,” said Iowa Republican Party spokesman Jahan Wilcox.  “If Braley did his job and didn’t skip 78 ...

Braley Skipped VA Hearing Regarding Backlogged Disability Claims

Congressman Skipped 78 Percent Of His VA Committee Hearings DES MOINES – With the Cedar Rapids Gazette reporting that liberal Washington Congressman Bruce Braley skipped 78 percent of his full committee hearings while on the House Veterans Affairs Committee, the Republican Party of Iowa is reminding veterans that his absence included an important hearing that examined the backlog of disability claims within the agency. “Washington liberal Bruce Braley had the chance to pro-actively address the backlog of disability claims within the VA but decided to skip the hearing,” said Iowa Republican Party spokesman Jahan Wilcox.  “With an ...

Washington Liberal Bruce Braley’s No Good, Very Bad, Terrible Week

MONDAY … Iowans Learned That Bruce Braley Thought About Suing His Neighbor Over Chickens FOX News’ Bret Baier Reports That Bruce Braley Sued His Neighbor Because A Chicken Walked On His Lawn.  “Finally we will see in November if the chickens do in fact come home to roost for Iowa's Democrat Senate nominee.  Congressman Bruce Braley has upset some folks in his neighborhood over a dispute involving chickens next door.  Yes chickens. … A member of Braley's homeowners association tells Fox News Braley implied a lawsuit over the birds after one allegedly walked into his yard.”  (Bret Baier, Special Report, Fox News, 07/14/14) TUESDAY ...

Braley Skipped 74% Of His VA Hearings

Good afternoon – With the Congressional Hearings Database revealing that Bruce Braley skipped 74 percent of his committee hearings on the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, wanted to make sure you saw this graphic: BACKGROUND … Braley Skipped 74 Percent Of His Veterans Affairs Committee Hearings In The 112th Congress While Serving On The House Committee On Veterans’ Affairs Bruce Braley Missed 74 Percent Of The Hearings.   (U.S. Government Congressional Printing Office, Congressional Hearings Database, Accessed October 31, 2013) Committee                   Tenure          Total Hearings*    ...

With Ernst On Duty, Braley Skipped 74% Of His VA Hearings

DES MOINES – With Joni Ernst fulfilling her obligations with the Iowa Army National Guard by leading her battalion through their annual two-week training program, the Republican Party of Iowa is reminding voters that Washington liberal Congressman Bruce Braley skipped 74 percent of his Veterans’ Affairs Committee hearings.  Braley’s absence is remarkable, given that before he landed his post on the VA committee, then-Senator Barack Obama railed against the problems within the Veterans’ Affairs Department. “It’s sickening to know that Bruce Braley knew about the bureaucracy within the VA, landed a coveted spot on the Veterans’ ...