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Tuesday, February 24, 2015
VA secretary admits he lied about Army service
Robert McDonaldPhoto: AP
By Joe Tacopino
President Obama’s secretary of Veterans Affairs lied about his military career when he claimed he served in the Army’s Special Forces.
Robert McDonald — who took charge of the agency amid a scandal over veterans dying while awaiting treatment at VA facilities — made the comment in a conversation with a homeless vet in LA.
“Special Forces? What years? I was in Special Forces!” McDonald, 61, tells the man.