Lawmaker says VA protecting ‘corrupt and incompetent’ employees

Government spends a lot of time in the upper left quadrant.
Government spends a lot of time in the upper quadrants.

(From The Washington Examiner)

Rep. Jeff Miller, chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, blasted the Department of Veterans Affairs Thursday for allowing one executive accused of serious misconduct at the Cincinnati VA hospital to retire with full benefits and another to remain on the agency’s payroll while two investigations continued to uncover evidence of abuse at the facility.

“Almost every day, we are reminded that the federal civil service system is designed to coddle and protect corrupt and incompetent employees and that the Obama administration’s refusal to address this dysfunctional status quo is doing real harm to veterans and taxpayers,” Miller said.

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