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Blunt Votes to Confirm Robert Wilkie as VA Secretary

July 23, 2018

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) released the following statement today after voting to confirm Robert Wilkie as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA):

“Mr. Wilkie’s leadership will be instrumental as we continue our efforts to improve the VA and ensure we’re keeping our promises to those who have served. The Senate, working with the administration, has taken important steps to make the VA more efficient and accountable. Our work will continue until there is no question that every veteran in this country is receiving the support and benefits they’ve earned, and the care they need when and where they need it. I look forward to working with Mr. Wilkie toward our shared goal of a better VA.”



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