October 10th, 2013
08:23 PM ET

Shutdown threatens veteran benefits: 3.8M vets waiting for disability checks

Capitol dysfunction is now hurting the men and women who have risked their lives for this country. Millions of wounded veterans are due a combined $6 billion worth of benefits in November.

But as long as the shutdown continues, the checks won't go out.

Barbara Starr is OutFront.

Filed under: Government Shutdown • News • Veterans
soundoff (One Response)
  1. al kent

    I am a vietnam vet, 62 yrs old, this is hurting me and my family....this need to end now..remember these politicians works for us..there checks should be stopped now...lets make this issue even

    October 15, 2013 at 3:24 pm | Reply

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