Originally Posted by pricejj
That's an outright lie. All the veterans are getting their benefits. Social Security, Medicare, and Unemployment are also ALL not affected. The active military is getting paid as well.
The ONLY affected activities are NON-ESSENTIAL. Please get your facts straight.
That is not true at all. Several programs under VA are shut down or running on reduced schedules including several hot-lines, regional offices are gone. Claim and payment services will be running for another 2-3 weeks and then shut down if funding has not resumed.
Don't call people liars when you don't know what you are talking about son, it reflects poorly on your intelligence.