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Washington, D.C. – Tomorrow, U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) will join House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), GOP leaders and representatives of several veterans’ service organizations in holding a press event at 11:30am EDT in the Rayburn Room of the U.S. Capitol. The group will discuss legislation sponsored by Senator Rubio in the Senate and Representative Jeff Miller (R-FL) in the House that would bring greater accountability to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for meeting the needs of America’s veterans, including its disability claims backlog.

Program Participants: 
Senator Marco Rubio
House Speaker John Boehner
Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs Jeff Miller
Representative Jackie Walorski
Pete Hegseth, Concerned Veterans for America
Louis J. Celli Jr., The American Legion

The following event will be live-streamed at Speaker.gov/Live/:

Thursday, April 3, 2014
Event begins at 11:30am EDT
Press briefing on VA Accountability Legislation
Rayburn Room (H-207), U.S. Capitol
Washington, D.C.

NOTE: All camera crew gear must be in place by 9:30am EDT for
the security sweep. All media must be credentialed through the appropriate
media gallery. 
*Carts and gear must be stored in H-320