GAO finishes inquiry into members of Trump’s golf club having influence on VA

The Government Accountability Office has completed a detailed study of three private citizens and what influence they might have had on decisions made…

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115th Mobile Public Affairs Deta/Sgt. Jennifer LenaPfc. Michael Roberts and Pvt. Nicholas Brown, cavalry scouts for Charlie Troop, 1st Squadron, 82nd Cavalry Regiment navigate rough eastern Washington terrain on foot while conducting dismounted zone reconnaissance training at the Yakima Training Center in Yakima, Wash., June 25, 2019. The training is part of a large-scale exercise known as eXportable Combat Training Capability (XCTC), which focuses on improving individual and team skillsets, decision making, equipment familiarization, and deployment readiness. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Jennifer Lena, 115th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

Army to increase maximum re-enlistment bonus

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House VA Committee chair calls for agencywide stand-down to address veteran suicide

In today’s Federal Newscast, Rep. Mark Takano (D-Calif.), the head of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, wants all hands on deck to address veteran suicide.

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California Democrat Mark Takano is chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee

House passes nine bills proposed by the Veterans Affairs Committee

The House passed nine bills covering a variety of matters from suicide prevention to education offered up by the Veterans Affairs Committee.

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IRS is having trouble outing tax cheats under its own roof

In today’s Federal Newscast, TIGTA found the IRS doesn’t always follow its own procedures for reviewing and adjudicating cases of missed filings or under-reported income.

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