GOP lawmaker says VA full of ‘pep talks and empty platitudes’

By Pete Kasperowicz Rep. Mike Coffman (R-Colo.) on Tuesday criticized the Department of Veterans Affairs for continuing to talk tough about employee discipline, but refusing to fire anyone involved in the VA health care scandal.
Coffman wrote just a day after the VA announced it had settled three cases involving retaliation against VA workers who blew the whistle on corruption and shoddy practices at the VA heath center in Phoenix. While the VA said it doesn’t tolerate retaliation against whistleblowers, it gave no indication that it will actually fire or do anything else to discipline the retaliators.
Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald was …read more

Source: The Blaze

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