10 Aug '18, 3am

Democrats, vets groups respond to report of ‘Mar-a-Lago Crowd’ secretly influencing VA https://t.co/G7ZJ27P4wr

WASHINGTON — A shadowy trio of wealthy members of President Donald Trump’s private club in Palm Beach, Fla., are effectively running the Department of Veterans Affairs in secret, according to a news report published Tuesday. The trio, dubbed “the Mar-a-Lago Crowd,” comprise an informal council that exerts major influence over the VA and secretly shapes Trump’s veterans policies, reported ProPublica, a nonprofit news organization . They have used their proximity to Trump in ways that could benefit their private interests, according to the report, which was based on hundreds of documents obtained through the Freedom of Information Act. In response to the news, Democrats on Capitol Hill spoke out Wednesday, including Rep. Tim Walz, D-Minn., the ranking Democrat on the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. Walz demanded the VA hand over evidence of communication between agency...

Full article: https://www.stripes.com/democrats-vets-groups-respond-to-...

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militarytimes.com 08 Aug '18, 10pm

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va.gov 13 Aug '18, 4pm

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stripes.com 17 Aug '18, 10am

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va.gov 13 Aug '18, 6pm

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military.com 11 Aug '18, 2pm

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va.gov 17 Aug '18, 3pm

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huffingtonpost.com 17 Aug '18, 4pm

Walz’s letter to Veteran Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie called on the department to turn over copies of all communication...

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military.com 11 Aug '18, 1pm

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