GOP Piles on Hillary Clinton Over VA Remark

GOP Piles on Hillary Clinton Over VA RemarkHillary Clinton’s campaign today defended her recent characterization of the Veterans Affairs hospital controversy, accusing Republicans of trying to “exploit the scandal” by going after the Democratic presidential front-runner for comments she made recently about issues with veterans care. “I don’t know what Hillary Clinton’s view of what widespread is but the facts are stubborn things,” McCain said, citing statistics of veterans who have had extended wait times and even died waiting for care. But Clinton spokesman Brian Fallon said in a statement today, “At this point, Republicans are trying to exploit the scandal to try to score partisan points and push an ideological agenda to privatize the V.A.

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