VA Scandal Lives: Another Veteran Dies Of Cancer After Waiting A Year For Screening


Barack Obama demonstrated last week that, in his view, the horror stories of military veteran abuse amount to just another “phony scandal.” He was in Phoenix to promote his agenda for his last two years in office. While there,  the Hill noted, “his motorcade passed by — but did not stop at — the Veterans Affairs hospital at the center of the scandal over mismanaged care at the agency,  despite calls for him to visit the facility during his Phoenix trip.”

Two days later, another veteran was dead waiting for treatment that never came. The latest casualtiy is a Vietnam veteran who waited a year for a cancer screening at a Veterans Affairs hospital. He died Saturday, just five months after doctors diagnosed him as terminal.

“He fought cancer as hard as any battle he ever fought,” the deceased vet’s wife, Gayla Spivey, told Georgia outlet WMAZ. ”He was the strongest, most courageous man I’ve ever known.”

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