Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Tuesday released his plan to reform the Veteran’s Administration, calling for private medical options for veterans as well as an expansion of technology and mental health services.
Addressing the VA has gained urgency in recent years, in light of the agency’s scandal in which employees created falsified waiting lists to obscure the fact that veterans were not receiving timely medical care, leading to dozens of deaths. Advocacy groups have said the agency is still struggling to meet demands and that it has failed to hold employees responsible.
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