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Big Findings: Americans Don’t Want More Military Engagement Around the World

After nearly 18 years of continuous war around the world, Americans have had enough. A new poll commissioned by Concerned Veterans for America and VoteVets found that 83 percent of likely voters believe the United States should either keep military engagement where it stands or engage even less. The poll also found that voters want Congress… Read more »

By Concerned Veterans for America
Wednesday, June 26th 2019

House Passes Amendment to Reclaim War Powers

This week, the House of Representatives voted to take back congressional control of war powers. The House Minibus Appropriations package, which included appropriations for the Department of Defense with an amendment from Rep. Barbara Lee to repeal the 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF). This amendment would eliminate the often-misinterpreted law that has… Read more »

By Concerned Veterans for America
Thursday, June 20th 2019

This Week on the Hill: VA MISSION Implementation Week

The day we’ve been waiting for is finally upon us – implementation day for the VA MISSION Act community care program. On June 6, the Department of Veterans Affairs will go live with major sections of the VA MISSION Act, including the new Veterans Community Care Program and regulations that cover urgent care for vets…. Read more »

By Concerned Veterans for America
Monday, June 3rd 2019