VFW Not A Fan Of Romney’s Plan To Privatize Veterans Benefits

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November 11, 2011 10:47 a.m.

In South Carolina today, Mitt Romney suggesting opening up public veterans benefits to private competition by instituting a voucher system for soldiers to find their own coverage. Asked about the idea, Veterans Of Foreign Wars spokesman Jerry Newberry quickly shot it down as a non-starter for his group.

“The VFW doesn’t support privatization of veterans health care,” he told TPM. “This is an issue that seems to come around every election cycle.”

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