PROMISE KEPT: Trump Signs VETERANS ACT to Expand Healthcare

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President Trump signed a new bill Wednesday aimed at increasing access to healthcare and expanding choices for Veterans across the United States; clearing the path for America’s service members to receive services from the private sector.

The VA MISSION Act was passed by both houses of Congress earlier this year, fulfilling a key campaign promise by the President who repeatedly pledged to allow US veterans the right to access healthcare from non-VA operated hospitals.


The signing ceremony took place on the White House lawn earlier Wednesday, marking the 74th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of France that would eventually topple Nazi tyranny in Europe.

“What a beautiful word that is — choice — and freedom to our amazing veterans,” Trump said at the ceremony. “All during the campaign I’d go out and say, ‘Why can’t they just go see a doctor instead of standing in line for weeks and weeks and weeks?’ Now they can go see a doctor.”