​​​​​​​​     Trump Score Card

VETERANS:  A+



Before President Trump won the Presidency on Nov 8, 2016, the US Veterans Affairs was mired in scandals which included to too many military veterans dying waiting for medical care.


4/19/17: President Trump took one of his first steps to address chronic problems in the Department of Veterans Affairs by signing a bill that extends services for veterans to go outside the VA medical system for care.


​6/2/17: Trump approved a billed called "American Law Enforcement Heroes Act of 2017" giving priority for federal grants to those federal and state law enforcement agencies that hire and train veterans.


6/23/17: Donald Trump signed a law creating accountability at Department of Veterans Affairs. The billed dubbed "Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act" was passed by Congress on 6/13/17. The approved legislation makes it easier for the Department of Veterans Affairs to fire employees for misconduct while better protecting staffers who bring wrongdoing to light. 


8/5/17: President Donald Trump celebrated improvements to the mobile system veterans can use to access health care, touting an "historic breakthrough" in Department of Veterans Affairs technology that makes it easier for patients to schedule and receive care remotely.