2 results for tag: Vets


Congressman Bruce Braley Still Can’t Explain Missed VA Hearings

DES MOINES - In an interview with WHO-TV's Dave Price this morning, Congressman Braley said he missed over 75% of Veterans' Affairs committee hearings because "when you're serving in Congress you often have multiple things going on at the same time." BACKGROUND ... THE QUAD CITY TIMES: “Over the past couple days, Republicans have sought to ramp up criticism over Braley’s hearing attendance, seizing on a Sept. 20, 2012, VA committee hearing he missed. It occurred the same day as three campaign fundraisers he attended. “He made time to attend all three of the fundraisers. But he couldn’t make time to show up at the hearing,” Kochel ...

Braley Attends Fundraiser Then Blows Off VA Hearing With Secretary Shinseki

DES MOINES – On February 15, 2012 Washington liberal Bruce Braley found time to attend a breakfast fundraiser, yet later that morning he conveniently skipped a Veterans’ Affairs Committee hearing with Secretary Eric Shinseki regarding the VA’s budget. This is a disturbing pattern as on September 20, 2012, Braley attended three fundraisers that day, yet couldn’t make time to attend a Veterans’ Affairs Committee hearing on performance and accountability at the VA. “Bruce Braley’s priorities are backwards, as this is the second time he found time for a fundraiser yet didn’t attend a Veterans’ Affairs hearing on the same day,” said ...