NEWSNATION’S Rush Hour: Heroes will die – Veterans stage sit-in, react to blocked burn pit bill

  “If they can’t get a really important, urgent piece of veteran’s legislation done, then what can they get done,” said Paul Rieckhoff, Founder of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA), reacting to U.S. Senate Republicans blocking a bill to provide healthcare for veterans exposed to toxic burn pits while serving abroad. Read more… Continue reading NEWSNATION’S Rush Hour: Heroes will die – Veterans stage sit-in, react to blocked burn pit bill

MSNBC’s Morning Joe – Jon Stewart: GOP using false talking point on veterans health bill

  Host and veterans advocate Jon Stewart and activist Paul Rieckhoff join Morning Joe to discuss Republican senators who voted against a bill that would provide support to veterans affected by toxic burn pits after they had previously supported the legislation. https://www.msnbc.com/morning-joe/watch/jon-stewart-gop-using-false-talking-point-on-veterans-health-bill-145048645682

MSNBC’s 11TH HOUR – Veterans blindsided after PACT Act blocked

  Hours after Democrats struck a deal on reconciliation, Senate Republicans tanked the PACT Act, which would’ve expanded health care for veterans exposed to toxic burn pits. Susan Zeier, who lost her son-in-law to lung cancer, and veterans advocate Paul Rieckhoff share more on the fiery fight on Capitol Hill. https://www.msnbc.com/11th-hour/watch/veterans-blindsided-after-pact-act-blocked-in-senate-145028677559