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An appalling number of veterans died while waiting for tests or treatment -- in LA alone

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A new Veterans Affairs inspector general report has revealed that nearly 100 veterans died waiting for care in Los Angeles facilities during a period of less than a year.

Between October 2014 and August 2015, almost 100 patients died while awaiting care, or 43 percent of the total 225 patients who were waiting for doctor’s appointments, reported.

Doc Thompson wanted not only a list of who gets fired for malpractice and mistreatment of veterans, but also some serious repercussions for the perpetrators on Monday’s “The Morning Blaze with Doc Thompson.”

“You can’t get tests and treatments for 100 people, VA?” Doc asked incredulously.

President Donald Trump spoke often about the disastrous VA while he was on the campaign trail. As president, he signed an executive order in April with the goal of making it easier to fire bad employees and shield VA whistleblowers.

Trump has until this fall to make sure the VA purges employees who have been killing veterans and starts actually providing promised care for our troops, Doc asserted. Taxpayers covering the bill deserve to know what changes are being made, what people are being fired, and how much the VA will pay in settlements to families after killing veterans.

“I want a list of who you’re firing,” Doc said.

To see more from Doc, visit his channel on TheBlaze and listen live to “The Morning Blaze with Doc Thompson” weekdays 6–9 a.m. ET, only on TheBlaze Radio Network.

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