Veteran Homelessness Falls, but Barriers to Housing Remain

State and national experts testified before members of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity on Thursday, highlighting strides made to decrease veteran homelessness over the past decade and continued challenges to getting housing vouchers accepted in cities facing housing crises.

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Fact Check: Trump Just Makes It Up Against John McCain

President Trump is making up facts about a veterans’ health care program in his latest dig at late Sen. John McCain. He says he’s no fan of McCain, a Vietnam War veteran and tortured prisoner of war, faulting him for failing to pass a program that gave veterans the option to see a private doctor at public expense–though McCain did successfully sponsor such a law.

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Poll: Americans Don’t Want Federal Spending Cuts

Most Americans from both major political parties want the government to boost federal spending on education, veterans’ benefits and infrastructure, but that call for more spending comes during a period of historically low trust in the federal government, the Pew Research Center reported Thursday.

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