In this investigation, Project Veritas uncovers a painful truth in the Department of Veterans Affairs – the drugging of American veterans. These undercover videos expose the dysfunction and lack of accountability within the VA system, officials admitting to overmedicating veterans, some to the point of suicide, and admitting that sometimes the cause of many veterans’ health issues are caused by their own department.
Hidden Camera: VA Director says VA Turning Veterans into Drug Addicts
Senior Veterans Administration official and staff members say the VA is turning veterans into drug addicts. Doctors, nurses, contract workers, and volunteers speak about the pill pushing practices and over-prescription epidemic that plague the VA and affects millions of veterans.
Project Veritas video plays a key role in prompting a House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs hearing on “Prescription Mismanagement and the Risk of Veteran Suicide” PV
VA Still Dysfunctional with ‘Unaccountability at Every Level’ Say Insiders Caught on Hidden Cam
Doctors, staffers, and a top official are captured on hidden camera speaking about the problems that continue to plague the Department of Veterans Affairs. VA doctor tells undercover Project Veritas journalist: “We’re way below water in terms of the ability to supply, to meet the requests that’s demanded.” According to VA Undersecretary/ Brigadier General: “Once you’ve entered the appeals process all bets are off, the only solution to that is changing the law or more people.”
Major Media Coverage
7/1/15 "New Undercover Footage Shows VA Officials Admitting Of ‘Unaccountability At Every Level’" Daily Caller
7/4/15 "James O’Keefe exposes how the VA is turning Veterans into DRUG ADDICTS" The Right Scoop
7/4/15 "Why Are Graveyards of American Soldiers Filling up with Suicides?" National Review
Additional Media Coverage
7/2/15 "VA Still 'Dysfunctional' with 'Unaccountability at Every Level' Say Insiders Caught on Hidden Cam" Open the Books
7/4/15 "The VA Admits To Making Veterans Drug Addicts" Liberty News Now
6/4/15 "VA official admits that system overprescribes drugs, hooks vets" Hot Air
6/4/15 "VA Director Says VA Turning Veterans Into Drug Addicts" Noisy Room