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Lawmakers: #VA fired whistleblower, not executives: @DeptVetAffairs #veterans #military

Lawmakers: #VA fired whistleblower, not executives: @DeptVetAffairs #veterans #military

In this Thursday, April 2, 2015 file photo, and seen through the criss-cross pattern of a cyclone fence, the sign marking construction stands at the site of the Veterans Affairs hospital in Aurora, Colo. A U.S. House of Representatives committee will hold a hearing in Washington D.C. Wednesday, April 15, on the $1-billion cost overrun in construction of the hospital. David Zalubowski/AP Related Whistleblowers say retaliation unabated year into VA scandal Public shaming, demotions, verbal abuse. On Monday, Department of Veterans Affairs employees addressed lawmakers again about a culture of retaliation in the beleaguered agency that has been detailed during a yearlong scandal. Boxes of ignored mail, rodent infestations in Philadelphia latest black eye for VA A Philadelphia VA office kept veterans waiting for months to get answers to questions, paid millions in duplicative b...

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