Robert Wilkie - Task & Purpose
Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie talks before President Donald Trump arrives to speak about protecting seniors, in the East Room of the White House, Thursday, April 30, 2020, in Washington.

VA secretary dismisses mail-order prescription delays as ‘conspiracy theories’ despite his department confirming they were real

The top leader of the Department of Veterans Affairs wrote in a Wednesday op-ed that reported delays in mail-order prescription deliveries due to changes at the U.S. Postal Service amounted to little more than "conspiracy theories,” despite his agency confirming those deliveries have recently been delayed on average by roughly 25 percent