A group of local veterans in Florida were upset that two picture frames in the lobby of West Palm Beach’s VA hospital remained empty after President Trump’s inauguration on January 20, 2017 according to CBS 12.
CBS 12 reported:
Photographs of the Commander in Chief and the Secretary of Veteran’s Affairs should hang at the entrance to the hospital. But, they don’t.
Congressman Brian Mast, himself a veteran, brought the men and the portraits to the facility and demanded they be installed. The whole thing was caught on camera.
This video shows first term Congressman Brian Mast and a group of veterans taking action.
Mast’s office says he was contacted by several constituents who wore this country’s uniform with the same issue – they wanted to know why President Donald Trump’s portrait and Secretary David Schulkin’s portait were not there to greet visitors at the VA hospital?
Here is the statement sent to CBS 12 News from Mast’s Washington Office:
“This morning, Congressman Mast visited the West Palm Beach VA, where he gets his own healthcare, after numerous calls from constituents that there was a delay in hanging up photos of the new VA Secretary and President—photos that are hung in every VA facility across the country. While there, he addressed the concerns of these local veterans by helping to hang the official photos of Secretary Shulkin and President Trump.”
According to FOX and Friends, VA hospital employees have taken down the photo of President Trump.
— FOX & friends (@foxandfriends) March 15, 2017
Can you imagine the outrage if it had been a photograph of President Obama?
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