Listen Carefully... The Veterans Administration Is Already Engaged in Privatization
Ahead of Robert Willkie’s confirmation as the new Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, Trump loyalists at the agency took aggressive steps to purge or reassign staff members perceived to be disloyal to President Trump and his agenda for veterans, according to multiple people familiar with the moves. The reshuffling marked a new stage in a long estrangement between civil servants and Trump loyalists at VA, where staff upheaval and sinking morale threaten to derail service to one of the president’s key constituencies, according to current and former employees. RN and Chair of NNOC NNU Irma Westmoreland answers questions about the VA and the recent #REDforFED protest.