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July 14, 2014 10:21 PM

Burr calls VA’s fix ‘smoke and mirrors’

The Department of Veterans Affairs handled disability claims pending for two years or more in a way that made the backlog appear smaller than it really was, the department’s inspector general said in a report on Monday that was requested by U.S. Sen. Richard Burr, a Republican from Winston-Salem, and several other senators.

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