Republicans Block Bills to Help Military Veterans



Democrat McCaskill Tries For Military Pay During Shutdown, Blocked by GOP McConnell 

Watch the moment Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) tried to pass a bill guaranteeing military pay and death benefits during the gov’t shutdown — and GOP leader Mitch McConnell blocked it

Republicans pretend to be the party of patriots and “support our troops” but they have consistently Blocked important Bills to help our Veterans.

In 2014, Senate Republicans blocked a Veterans’ benefits bill that would have expanded Federal healthcare and education programs for veterans.

President Obama had to threaten to use his veto pen when House Republicans attempting to cut benefits for 70,000 Veterans.

It was revealed that George W. Bush charged a charity for Veterans who lost limbs in Iraq and Afghanistan to hear him speak.

House Republicans attempted to cut food assistance to 170,000 Veterans and their families, while crusading to give greater tax breaks to corporations and the wealthy.

Republicans have demonstrated that they have about as much respect for our Veterans as they do America’s poor, women, minorities and the elderly.


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