You're Fired: Trump Administration Axed Over 500 'Misbehaving' Veterans Affairs Workers Since January
That same year, a VA inspector general report said that estimated 307,000 veterans might have died while waiting for care. There were also questionable expenditures the VA made, like spending $420 million to solar panel their hospitals, as patients waited to see a doctor. Recently, a VA hospital in Los Angeles lost around 100 patients (43 percent of it 225 patients) between October 2014 and August of 2015 while waiting for care. Things needed to be shaken up. As the VA disclosed today, more than 500 employees have been axed since January (via Washington Examiner):
Department of Veterans Affairs officials have fired more than 500 misbehaving employees since January, according to data posted online Friday.