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AMVETS Calls on Trump to Reconsider his Pick for Acting Veterans Affairs Secretary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: John Hoellwarth

National Communications Director

AMVETS (American Veterans)

(703) 628-9621

media@amvets.org

AMVETS National Headquarters, April 3, 2018 – AMVETS National Commander Marion Polk today sent a letter to President Donald Trump, urging him to reconsider his decision to install an outsider with no previous VA experience as acting secretary, a move that bypassed current VA Deputy Secretary Thomas Bowman, despite federal regulations predesignating him for the position.

AMVETS is the nation’s largest and oldest Congressionally-chartered veterans service organization that is open to and fights for all veterans who served honorably, including reservists & guardsmen. AMVETS has been a nonpartisan advocate for veterans and their families for more than 70 years. amvets.org

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April 3rd, 2018
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