Marco Rubio: Harry Reid Needs to Let VA Reform Bill Pass
“The only thing keeping these important reforms from being signed into law is Sen. Reid’s refusal to schedule a vote,” Rubio said on Wednesday. “In order to give veterans the care they deserve, the new VA secretary will need to fire employees who wrongly participated in this scandal. This legislation gives the secretary that power, which is why a majority of the Senate is co-sponsoring it. It makes no sense why Sen. Reid would not allow a vote.”
The House overwhelmingly passed its version of the bill last month, which was sponsored by U.S. Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla.