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Congressman right to pursue answers

Questions for the VA

When Congressman Tim Huelskamp, R-Fowler, made an unannounced visit to Wichita’s Robert J. Dole Veterans Affairs Hospital backed by a TV crew, I loved it.
Here was a Congressman actually doing his job — gaining access to a VA hospital after five days waiting to get answers.
Huelskamp was more or less stonewalled and didn’t get any substantive answers. He met with the facility’s chief surgeon and chief nurse. But Wichita VA director Francisco Vazquez, was on business in Colorado.
Huelskamp found out that a secret waiting list at the Veterans Affairs hospital in Wichita contained the names ...


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