Trump Set to Sign Bill Extending Veterans Health Care Program

President Donald Trump is scheduled to sign into law Saturday legislation that extends a program allowing veterans to receive private health care.

The bill, which allocates $2.1 billion for the six-month extension of the Choice Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), will be signed by the president at his private golf club in Bedminister, New Jersey, where he is on a 17-day working vacation, according to the White House.

The program, which was set to run out of funds earlier than expected in mid-August, pays for veteran visits to private...

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By: VOA - Saturday, 12 August

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