Leading House Dem Ludicrously Claims Veterans Affairs ‘Runs Pretty Well’

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Nov 19, 2013 9:27 AM
Rep. James Clyburn (D, S.C.) claimed the Department of Veterans Affairs “runs pretty well” and was an example of the government’s ability to oversee large programs Tuesday on Morning Joe. Clyburn, the Assistant Democratic Leader in the House of Representatives, could hardly have chosen a worse example of a well-run government agency to bolster his support for Obamacare, given the VA’s massive backlog disability claims problem, neglect of its medical facilities and, as the Washington Post put it, its “ancient, paperbound systems.”