Romney suggested partially privatizing the Veterans Administration, giving coupons to veterans instead of providing them the coverage America promised. (ABC News, 11/11/11)
The brutal Romney-Ryan budget would slash funding for veterans’ services -- health care, education and job training -- by $11 billion. (MSNBC, 3/23/12)
In Congress, Paul Ryan voted against expanding the G.I. Bill to cover the increased number of veterans returning from service in Iraq and Afghanistan. (H.R. 2642, Vote 330, 5/15/08).
Veterans deserve better than Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan’s slash and burn approach to services.
Barack Obama will keep our promise to America’s veterans and work to ensure that everyone who fights for our country comes home to opportunity.
• The President’s Veterans Jobs Corps program will provide tens of thousands of good-paying jobs for veterans. (Los Angeles Times, 9/11/12)
• Obama signed a law to improve VA services, help end veteran homelessness and protect the dignity of military funerals. (UPI, 8/6/12)
• Obama’s Joining Forces initiative has helped more than 125,000 veterans and spouses transition to good civilian jobs. (Army Times, 8/22/12)
Your union has done the research and believes Barack Obama is the best choice for working families. Support candidates who support America’s heroes. Support Barack Obama, President of the United States. Report to the polls and vote on November 6.