Statement on House Passage of Veterans Bill

WASHINGTON, July 20 – Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) issued the following statement today after the House, by a vote of 420-5, approved legislation to reform the Department of Veterans Affairs and provide timely, quality health care:

“I congratulate Chairman Miller and the House for passing this important legislation. My expectation is that the Senate will do the same thing as soon as tomorrow. The veterans of this country are entitled to quality and timely health care. This legislation will take us a long way toward making good on that promise.”