JW: ‘VA Pays Big Bucks to Reimburse Business for Ending Illegal Contracts at L.A. Facility’

While President Trump and Veterans Administration Secretary David Shulkin are working to better the Veterans Administration and associated veterans’ healthcare initiatives, the Los Angeles Veterans Affairs (VA) facility that illegally leased out chunks of its huge parcel to private businesses paid hundreds of thousands of dollars to reimburse some for terminating the unlawful agreements, records obtained by Judicial Watch show.

It marks the latest in a series of scandals to rock the sprawling southern California VA campus forced by a lawsuit to use the land for its intended purpose of helping vets, especially those who are homeless.

Judicial Watch reported:

The 338-acre parcel in West Los Angeles, which includes the National Veterans Park and Veterans Home, was deeded to the federal government in 1888 for the specific purpose of caring for disabled veterans.

Thousands of disabled veterans once lived on the property, which also had churches, theaters, a library



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