David and Marianne Trujillo exit the Veterans Affairs facility in El Paso, Texas. Some Veterans Affairs facilities in Texas have among the longest wait-times in the nation for those trying to see a doctor for the first time, according to federal data. It’s not just veterans who sometimes have to wait for health care. Depending on where you live and what kind of care you want, in parts of the country it’s not always easy for new patients to get a quick appointment.
David and Marianne Trujillo exit the Veterans Affairs facility in El Paso, Texas. Some Veterans Affairs facilities in Texas have among the longest wait-times in the nation for those trying to see a doctor for the first time, according to federal data. It’s not just veterans who sometimes have to wait for health care. Depending on where you live and what kind of care you want, in parts of the country it’s not always easy for new patients to get a quick appointment.
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published Friday, June 13th, 2014
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You can't pin the entire Veterans Affairs health care mess on President Barack Obama, but it's certainly worsened under his tenure. However, he and every other president who has let one more government-run agency continue to bloat deserves some blame.

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