CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT ON FIRING OF VA SECRETARY DAVID SHULKIN
Mar 30, 2018
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) ), a senior member of the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies and Co-Chair of the Congressional Military Family Caucus, released the following statement concerning the firing of Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin:
“I would like to thank VA Secretary David Shulkin for his service on behalf of our nation’s veterans, as both the Secretary of Veterans Affairs and Under Secretary of Veterans Affairs for Health.
“During this transition period, we must be focused on providing our nation’s veterans with the highest level of quality services. We must not let uncertainty and political disagreement distract from our duties to our veterans, and I stand ready and willing to work collaboratively with my colleagues on both sides of the aisle to ensure uninterrupted continuity of care.”