Monday, July 23, 2012

Veterans Benefits Won't Be Cut Through Sequestration, Obama Assures

Hoping to allay the concerns of military veterans, President Barack Obama told members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars on Monday that their Department of Veterans Affairs benefits would not be slashed through looming military defense cuts.

According to a tweet from Fox News' Ed Henry, the president reassured the veterans that "they will NOT be affected by defense cuts: 'your veterans benefits are exempt from sequestration. they are EXEMPT!'"

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