‘Slap in the face to veterans!’ Senate Dems block VA bill, reserve outrage for the Redskins [video]

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http://twitter.com/#!/rorycooper/status/469529380109430787

Yesterday, despite 33 Democrats who voted no, the House passed the Department of Veterans Affairs Management Accountability Act, which “would relax the standard bureaucratic red tape that makes it exceedingly difficult to fire government employees, even those implicated in an embarrassing scandal.”

Unfortunately, Senate Democrats weren’t quite so receptive to the prospect of accountability for VA employees. Today, Marco Rubio requested that the Senate take up and pass the bill. Vermont socialist Bernie Sanders, speaking on behalf of the Dems, agreed to … a hearing:

http://twitter.com/#!/GOPLeader/status/469534046025166848
http://twitter.com/#!/AndrewStilesUSA/status/469529962484338690
http://twitter.com/#!/rorycooper/status/469529706388529152

Followed by a pair of fundraisers. Because priorities, right? Like President Obama, Senate Dems clearly have a firm grasp on what matters. They’ll get to the vets eventually or something. When they’re done caring about the really important things:

http://twitter.com/#!/CRENpolitics/status/469569461008076800
http://twitter.com/#!/TheBrandonMorse/status/469558418848493569
http://twitter.com/#!/RBPundit/status/469566380824875009
http://twitter.com/#!/Tark31/status/469567672209141760

Pathetic.

http://twitter.com/#!/jimmygill/status/469537254613221376

Our heroes deserve so much better than this.

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/05/22/slap-in-the-face-to-veterans-senate-dems-block-va-bill-reserve-outrage-for-the-redskins-video/

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