Congressman Lieu Looking Forward to Welcoming VA Secretary McDonald in West Los Angeles Next Week

January 22, 2015
Press Release

Washington – Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles) released the following statement regarding the announcement by Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Bob McDonald of his upcoming visit to West Los Angeles next week:

I want to thank Secretary McDonald for showing his commitment to the Veterans of Los Angeles by visiting the West Los Angeles VA Medical Center.  Based on our conversations over the past couple of weeks, we share a common goal when it comes to addressing Veterans homelessness and improving the quality of services to our Veterans.   

I welcome the Secretary to LA and I look forward to working with him and other stakeholders, including Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, to find ways to effectively deliver the care and benefits our Veterans have earned and deserve, and to end Veterans’ homelessness.”   

The West Los Angeles VA Medical Center is located in California’s 33rd Congressional District, which is represented by Congressman Lieu.  Ted Lieu is the President of the Freshman Class and serves on the Budget Committee and the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.