Jeb Bush joined the chorus of Republicans blasting Hillary Clinton for suggesting the Department of Veterans Affairs' problems have been overblown when he called her comments "an insult" to veterans Tuesday.
The former Florida governor touted his own plan to overhaul the VA, which includes expanding veterans' access to private care if they choose to leave the VA system.
Hillary denying the VA has a problem is an insult to our vets. We need to make fixing the VA a priority and I plan to do just that.— Jeb Bush (@JebBush) October 27, 2015
Clinton stirred controversy last week when she accused Republicans of exploiting concerns about the VA in order to advance a partisan plan to "privatize" the agency.
"I don't understand why we have such a problem, because there have been a number of surveys of veterans and, overall, veterans who do get treated are satisfied with their treatment," Clinton told MSNBC's Rachel Maddow on Friday.
"Now, nobody would believe that from the coverage that you see and the constant berating of the VA that comes from the Republicans," she added.Read more on WashingtonExaminer.com