Veterans Affairs

Allow Veterans to Receive VA or Private Treatment

As part of the Restoring National Security Act:

"[P]rovides Veterans with the ability to receive public VA treatment or attend the private doctor of their choice;"

"Ensure every veteran has the choice to seek care at the VA or at a private service provider of their own choice. Under a Trump Administration, no veteran will die waiting for service."

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Create a VA Investigative Commission

"Create a commission to investigate all the fraud, cover-ups, and wrong-doing that has taken place in the VA, and present these findings to Congress to spur legislative reform."

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Create a Veteran Complaint Hotline

"Create a private White House hotline, which will be active 24 hours a day answered by a real person. It will be devoted to answering veteran's complaints of wrongdoing at the VA and ensure no complaints fall through the cracks."

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Expand VA Treatment in Rural and Underserved Areas

"The Trump Administration will embed satellite VA clinics within hospitals and other care facilities in rural and other underserved areas. This step will ensure veterans have easy access to care and local hospitals and care facilities can handle the influx of patients without backlogs while tapping the specialized knowledge of VA health specialists." 
- Trump Campaign press release, September 7, 2016

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Hire More Veterans at the VA

"The more veterans we have working at the VA, the better the VA will be. They understand the unique challenges facing their community. To increase the number of veterans hired by the VA, this plan will add an additional 5 points to the qualifying scores of veterans applying for VA jobs." 
- Trump campaign press release, September 7, 2016

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Increase Mental Health Care at the VA

"Increase the number of mental health care professionals, and allow veteran's to be able to seek mental health care outside of the VA." 
- Position Statement

"Increase funding for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), traumatic brain injury and suicide prevention services to address our veterans’ invisible wounds. Service members are five times more likely to develop depression than civilians. They are almost fifteen times more likely to develop PTSD than civilians. This funding will help provide more and better counseling and care. " 
- Trump campaign press release, September 7, 2016

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Modernize the Veterans Administration

"Make the VA great again by firing the corrupt and incompetent VA executives who let our veterans down, by modernizing the VA, and by empowering the doctors and nurses to ensure our veterans receive the best care available in a timely manner."

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