Rep. Paul Cook, R-Calif., right, a retired Marine colonel, questions Department of Veterans Affairs officials at a House hearing Monday to examine why thousands of military veterans have been waiting up to three months for medical appointments.
Rep. Paul Cook, R-Calif., right, a retired Marine colonel, questions Department of Veterans Affairs officials at a House hearing Monday to examine why thousands of military veterans have been waiting up to three months for medical appointments. The Associated Press
Rep. Paul Cook, R-Calif., right, a retired Marine colonel, questions Department of Veterans Affairs officials at a House hearing Monday to examine why thousands of military veterans have been waiting up to three months for medical appointments. The Associated Press

Our View: Congress takes first step to fix VA mess

June 12, 2014 3:38 PM