VA’s Mission To See Civilian Patients Vanishes From Site: WaPo | Morning Joe | MSNBC

VA's Mission To See Civilian Patients Vanishes From Site: WaPo | Morning Joe | MSNBC 1

The Washington Post notes the VA's mission to see civilian patients in times of crisis vanished from its website Friday as many in the country grew concerned that the coronavirus could overload civilian hospitals. Aired on 3/18/2020.
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VA's Mission To See Civilian Patients Vanishes From Site: WaPo | Morning Joe | MSNBC

64 Comments on "VA’s Mission To See Civilian Patients Vanishes From Site: WaPo | Morning Joe | MSNBC"

  1. This administration handling of COVID-19 has been incompetence beyond incompetence.

    • Willie Andrews | March 18, 2020 at 10:41 AM | Reply

      People this thing is new not like drive though, never happened before we truly have been spoiled. Time for a wake up call ,well we have it. Peace

    • Thats what happens after close to 50 years of buying Government-is-Bad and letting privateers dismantle it and put it up for sale to the highest bidder. They have finally done it, Dittzx – they have the govt and all of its agency so small, they got their necks around it RIGHT NOW and it is in the bath tub. Look to close to 50 years of ATTACK on anything SOCIAL in this country, because the BOOMERS fell hook line and sinker that socialism is bad, as they collected their social security checks. Its a terrible time in this nation, a failing of its people. The kids will have to pick up the pieces of whats left. The boomers will NOT be remembered fondly for their 50+ reign of just-world antisocial reign.

    • The blame Trump game for something that has never happened on the planet before. The U.S. has exactly 75 deaths from COVID-19 as of 3-17-20, mostly elderly who would have died from the flu or complications of the flu. Just exactly what do you want of this administration? Go to #walkaway and see how the media has lied to you.

    • Hallking78 ok , state your case then ………………

    • Meg lol, Meg! Americans will be different after this . I hope .

  2. Iโ€™m a Vet, the VA is worthless and thatโ€™s upsetting to say but itโ€™s true.

    • @John Hillman Always nice to hear from the INBRED CROWD. Don’t you owe your sister child support? Address that first before you get in over your head.

    • @Steve Puskaric I went down there and submitted myself to thier system followed thier instructions just like I did when I was In the military. No appointments were discussed or suggested. I was at the time still conditioned to follow the system and have faith in it . In they end they just regurgitated me because of incompetance .

    • Steve Puskaric | March 18, 2020 at 2:22 PM | Reply

      @Al Somethin So you didn’t ask questions or try to make an appointment? What rank were you discharged? Just curious and no offense but you sound like it may have been lower enlisted and you were used to following and not finding solutions. I retired as E-8. No way I leave without being seen or at least an appointment.

    • Steve Puskaric | March 18, 2020 at 2:25 PM | Reply

      @Al Somethin There are retirees like myself who are more than happy to help younger Vets go through the system. I have even made calls on behalf of others to get the care they deserve. Don’t be afraid to ask when you feel the system is failing you. Usually it is the individuals fault. But it is also bureaucracy red tape of being a Gov’t entity which makes it difficult too.

    • @Steve Puskaric the system already failed me before you even enlisted.

  3. Death To Ming! | March 18, 2020 at 10:08 AM | Reply

    The wealthy get tested while everyone else is turned away.

    For proof! Healthy young Basketball players with no symptoms got tested and 4 were found to be infected. I’ve watched people with symptoms get turned away.

  4. Remember when Mike Bloomberg spent half a billion dollars on a presidential campaign that won him American Samoa? Just try to think about what that money could be being used for right now

    • @Rocky Blackthorn You donate to the liar in Chief? You’re a traitor to the USA.

    • Rocky Blackthorn | March 18, 2020 at 11:33 AM | Reply

      @Steve Puskaric I know you’re giddy over the Wuhan virus convinced once again that you have President Trump on the ropes. Like every hoax before you have another massive letdown coming. The Wuhan virus is real but you leftist have commandeered it to use as a weapon. It will not work.

    • Are you going to donate your paycheck? Every little bit helps.

    • Oasis5 I lost my job already, but I did donate blood to the American Red Cross so ๐Ÿ˜

    • Oasis5 in terms of percent of income, I will match Mike Bloombergโ€™s 40 million and donate 44 cents. I will have spent the same percentage of my net worth as he has

  5. The V.A. Treats their veterans like CRAP! My son is a combat veteran and was treated horribly!

    • Then get the veterans together and do what you do best. FIGHT. Or roll over and take it when the attack is on your own after they served. BETTER learn to love socialism… too much more government-is-bad thought and we are a finished nation. Empire building always seems to go along with neglect of the Homeland. USA is a failing nation. Get the vets together and fight your own government to stop empire building and using the young men as pawns in their BIG OIL GAMES, and show your mettle, stand up to the government that has socialism for the rich, and rugged individualism for your son.

    • Join the Legion or the VFW. Get some help.

  6. Progressive Humanist | March 18, 2020 at 10:11 AM | Reply

    Erasing protocol = another step of creeping fascism.

  7. SURE! Its easy to criticize but I apply the same logic to Gunshot Wounds, I don’t get shot so no need for the E.R. right?! Is it really so hard to understand THE EGOCENTRIC MANIAC at the top of the chain doesn’t know because he doesn’t care so it shows in his subordinates.

  8. Great. The Surgeon General is in Trumpโ€™s gaslighting picket. Get this lunatic Trump our of power. Lives depend on it!

    • @Debate Me! delusional not decisional

    • @Jyv Ben i corrected long ago

    • Debate Me! You are part of the problem. Do you remember the Trump Impeachment by the House and the enabling by the GOP Senate? Lives do depend on getting this ignorant monster out of power. Do not bother commenting.. you are one of the Cult45.

    • @J MacDonald im not a trump supporter…unlike all the people who claim he is an issue but do NOTHING.

      If you have done NOTHING to stop trump in FOUR YEARS , you are the problem AND you are part of his base. Trump needs his direct supporters and people like you who support him by enabling him.

      Trump NEEDS your inaction to stay in power. Majority dont like him so if you actually held him accountable instead of being a spectator. He’d be finished

    • LMAO, I bet you can’t even pay your own phone bill without daddy’s help, or get to work on time most days. Exactly WHAT are you going to do about anything???? ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

  9. I am a veteran and they werent even interested in seeing me.

    • Yup, and it’s very sad.

    • Like when the VA used to suppress info about veterans with PTSD and their pleas for help?

    • @DE72CiMogar I went in in 74 and got out in 78. I would had re enlisted but I made a comment to close to a Captain that was bucking for major that he may have screwed up on something that cost lots of money and he went on a campaign to destroy me and almost did. But this was way before ptsd. My knee was really messed up back then and still is I have suffered with it all my life now im a crippied old man

    • Patsy Sadowski | March 22, 2020 at 10:16 PM | Reply

      Iโ€™m not even American but that is a travesty. I hope you are ok.

  10. The whole world is indoors for 2 weeks… something isnโ€™t right. Keep your eyes peeled.

  11. We had no US strategy for this obvious threat. That is willful misconduct and gross negligence.

    • Hard to have a Strategy When You Reduce or Eliminate Funding Altogether at the CDC ,
      ” Stable Genius ” though . . . .

    • @Meg you have some serious issues

    • Yes I do. I have a criminal reality tv show con-man imbecile as a president, and I have a country woefully unprepared to deal with pandemic after years of self-owning by dismantling the social safety net and our GOVERNMENT – so YOH – I got some SERIOUS issues with this country.

    • President of the Virgin Islands | March 19, 2020 at 3:35 PM | Reply

      @dan mac Yea we are winning aren’t we?

    • @Meg
      it appears i misconstrued your post
      my bad

  12. JeffMakesGames | March 18, 2020 at 10:33 AM | Reply

    In the words from the game, Dying Light: “Good night, and good luck.”
    Because I just heard Louisville, Kentucky’s Metro Police won’t be responding to certain situations like reckless drivers, hit-and-run accidents, non-injury accidents, and more.
    Hate to think other police departments in other cities and states doing this. Stay safe out there people.

    • We are , we’re DEMOCRAT voters ! We’ll get ahead of this after the gop is FINISHED draining every drop of prosperity out of the 99% !VOTE BLUE NO MATTER WHO ๐ŸŒ๐ŸŒŠ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐ŸŒ

  13. I’m a vet in Seattle and I can guarantee you the last thing you want to do is go to the VA if you want to die go to the VA that’s that’s a great way to go meet me God.

  14. SopranoAscends C6 | March 18, 2020 at 10:51 AM | Reply

    The surgeon general behaves like a Hollywood extra.

  15. 30,000 Americans die every year from the flu. And that’s WITH a working vaccine. We have nothing to stop Corona. And it’s 10x more deadly.
    Let that sink in for a second. And please, stay safe out there.

  16. Bert And Ernie | March 18, 2020 at 11:16 AM | Reply

    I’m a veteran. The VA can’t help.

  17. Joe and Mika: I LOVE you. You’re both fantastic, as are the other moderators on MSNBC. Thank you.

  18. VA diagnosed me with hep C 20 yrs ago, found out recently that I was never positive. VA is a joke.

  19. The VA hospitals are already crowded and overwhelmed in the first place,

  20. Angela Siegfried | March 18, 2020 at 2:07 PM | Reply

    In Florida the number of cases has doubled overnight.

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