OUT WITH THE BAD
Rear Adm. Mark C. Montgomery, commander, Battle Force 7th Fleet, talks with Sen. Marco Rubio, U.S. senator for Florida, on board the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Shiloh (CG 67), during a recent visit to Japan. Shiloh is assigned to Commander, Task Force 70 and home ported in Yokosuka, Japan.
Rear Adm. Mark C. Montgomery, commander, Battle Force 7th Fleet, talks with Sen. Marco Rubio, U.S. senator for Florida, on board the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Shiloh (CG 67), during a recent visit to Japan. Shiloh is assigned to Commander, Task Force 70 and home ported in Yokosuka, Japan.
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Senator Rubio Wants The VA Secretary To Have More Authority To Fire Workers

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Presidential candidate Marco Rubio filed legislation alongside House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Jeff Miller to make it easier for the Veteran Affairs Secretary to fire workers.

“I’m very concerned that the VA secretary has apparently not been straightforward with the American people and with Congress about the department’s use of the firing authority it was granted last year,” said Rubio. “Our veterans who have been victimized by incompetence and ethical lapses at the VA deserve better, and Congress should step up with new measures to do right by them.”

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