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CVA to POTUS, VA, Congress: Here’s how to ensure veterans maintain care amid crisis

Veterans group sends policy recommendations that provide for public need and ensure veterans’ access to care   ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) on Thursday sent a letter to President Trump, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Wilkie and members of Congress outlining a set of policy recommendations and actions that will ensure veterans maintain… Read more »

CVA statement on congressional war powers vote

Veterans group applauds vote to require Congressional approval before offensive action against Iran   ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) Executive Director Nate Anderson on Wednesday responded after the House voted to pass a measure to prohibit war with Iran without congressional authorization. The bill, S.J.Res. 68, was introduced by Sen. Tim Kaine and passed… Read more »

CVA on Afghanistan agreement: ‘not a substitute for withdrawal’

Veterans group praises efforts, urges president to resist pressure to leave troops behind   ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America Executive Director Nate Anderson released the following statement upon the signing of an agreement between the U.S. and the Taliban: “President Trump deserves a great deal of credit for pursuing this agreement and laying the groundwork… Read more »

CVA releases 2020 federal policy agenda

Veterans group calls for a new foreign policy, VA reform, and restrained federal spending ARLINGTON, Va.— Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) on Wednesday released its 2020 federal policy agenda, laying down markers for Congress on important issues. The group looks to build on foreign policy gains made in 2019, calling specifically for an end to… Read more »

CVA applauds Senate for passing war powers measure

Veterans group commends courageous leadership of those who put duty over partisanship   ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned veterans for America (CVA) Executive Director Nate Anderson issued the following statement following the Senate passage of a joint resolution, S.J. Res. 68, offered by Sen. Kaine which would prohibit war with Iran without congressional authorization: “Before sending brave American… Read more »

CVA Thanks Lawmakers for Standing With Constitution

Veterans group praises lawmakers for voting to repeal 2002 AUMF    ARLINGTON, Va.–In a new digital ad launched Monday, Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) is encouraging Americans to thank specific lawmakers for taking a principled stance in favor of Congress playing a co-equal role in foreign policy. The digital ads commend the bipartisan effort to… Read more »

CVA Urges President Trump to Follow Through With Afghanistan Withdrawal

Veterans group pleased President reaffirmed his commitment to ending America’s longest war   ARLINGTON, Va.— In response to President Trump’s State of the Union address remarks regarding Afghanistan, Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) Senior Advisor Dan Caldwell issued the following statement: “The United States long ago accomplished its objectives in Afghanistan and a full withdrawal… Read more »