14 Feb '17, 2am

[email protected] We are happy to see such overwhelming, bipartisan support for Dr. Shulkin.

NEW YORK, NY (February 13, 2017) – Today, Dr. David J. Shulkin was confirmed as the next Secretary of Veterans Affairs with strong bipartisan support, passing the Senate in a unanimous vote of 100 to 0. Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA), the non-partisan, leading voice for the Post-9/11 generation of veterans, welcomes Dr. Shulkin as a capable advocate for America’s 22 million veterans, and calls on the Trump Administration to move quickly to fulfill his campaign promises to veterans, noting, “Now, the hard work begins.” “We are happy to see such overwhelming, bipartisan support for Dr. Shulkin. Hopefully, that tone of unity and bipartisanship can continue around veterans’ issues for the next few years,” said Paul Rieckhoff, Founder and CEO of IAVA. “Our members are pleased to see this nomination has moved fast and without controversy, but now, the hard work ...

Full article: https://iava.org/press-release/as-senate-confirms-shulkin...

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