Here is the latest example that President Donald Trump is serious about keeping his campaign promises. Unlike career politicians, this President has been working his agenda just like he said he would. The Veterans Administration is one of the pieces of the swamp that needs cleaning and in the face of the job-protecting government unions, the phrase “You’re Fired!” is being heard. This has surely come as a shock to the more than 500 VA workers and administrators that have heard it since he took office. Tha is not the only phrase that has been heard. Get the rest of the story here.
As Written By Like Rosiak for the Daily Caller:
Five hundred and forty-eight Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) employees have been terminated since President Donald Trump took office, indicating that his campaign pledge to clean up “probably the most incompetently run agency in the United States” by relentlessly putting his TV catch phrase “you’re fired” into action was more than just empty rhetoric.
Another 200 VA workers were suspended and 33 demoted, according to data newly published by the department as part of VA Secretary David Shulkin’s commitment to greater transparency. Those disciplined include 22 senior leaders, more than 70 nurses, 14 police officers, and 25 physicians.
Also disciplined were a program analyst dealing with the Government Accountability Office, which audits the department, a public affairs specialist, a chief of police and a chief of surgery.
Many housekeeping aides and food service workers — lower-level jobs in which the department has employed felons and convicted sex offenders — were also fired.
Scores of veterans have died waiting for care while VA bureaucrats falsified data to procure monetary bonuses, but fixes have been slow to come by largely because the union that represents VA employees has used its political muscle with Democrats to emphasize job security for government……
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