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CVA Looks Forward to Holding Tester Accountable

Arlington, VA – Tonight Senator Jon Tester (D-MT) announced that he will oppose the confirmation of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, despite previously saying that Gorsuch deserves a “fair shake.”    Montanans have been outspokenly supportive of Neil Gorsuch and opposed to Chuck Schumer’s filibuster. The Billings Gazette editorial board recently wrote that a… Read more »

CVA Efforts to Push Donnelly to Support Gorsuch Prove Successful

Arlington, VA – Today Senator Joe Donnelly (D-IN) announced his support for Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, stating that Gorsuch is “qualified” and “well-respected.” Donnelly is the third Senate Democrat to openly support Gorsuch, following Senators Manchin (D-WV) and Heitkamp (D-ND). Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) has been engaged in a major effort to pressure… Read more »

CVA Applauds Secretary Shulkin for Demanding VA Accountability Now

Arlington, VA – Today Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary David Shulkin spoke out on Fox and Friends to demand that the Senate pass the VA Accountability First Act of 2017 without delay. His remarks come on the heels of a bold statement the VA issued late Friday afternoon asserting that “without legislative changes, VA… Read more »

Unable to Quickly Fire Porn-Watching Employee, VA Secretary Demands Accountability Legislation Is Taken Up

Arlington, VA – After the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) failed to quickly remove an employee caught watching pornography with a VA patient, VA Secretary David Shulkin is demanding strong VA accountability measures.  “VA has been working with Congress to ensure legislation would provide VA the ability to expedite removals while still preserving an employee’s… Read more »

CVA Looks Forward to Holding McCaskill Accountable

Arlington, VA – Today Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) announced that she opposes Judge Neil Gorsuch’s confirmation to the Supreme Court and will vote to support a filibuster, despite her acknowledgement for the need for an up-or-down vote in the past. McCaskill is up for re-election in 2018.

CVA to Gov. Scott: Corporate Welfare Does Not Make Florida Stronger

Tallahassee, FL – Yesterday Governor Rick Scott (R-FL) tried using national defense as a front to justify continuing Enterprise Florida, a corporate welfare program that uses taxpayer dollars to pay out special interests. The Florida state House recently voted to eliminate the program through H.B. 7005. Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) Coalitions Director Diego Echeverri issued… Read more »

CVA Efforts to Pressure Manchin, Heitkamp on Gorsuch Pay Off

Arlington, VA – Today Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Senator Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) announced that they will vote to confirm Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, both citing their responsibility as elected officials and noting that Gorsuch is qualified, objective, and has received praise from both sides of the aisle. Concerned Veterans for America… Read more »