Military healthcare

May 19, 2018 - 7:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on first lady Melania Trump (all times local): 2:40 p.m. President Donald Trump has welcomed his wife home from the hospital in a tweet that misspells her first name. Here's what the president wrote: "Great to have our incredible First Lady back home in the White House...
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FILE - In this May 7, 2018 file photo, First lady Melania Trump speaks on her initiatives during an event in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. The White House says the first lady returned to the White House on Saturday, May 19. She had been at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center near Washington since having an embolization procedure Monday for an unspecified kidney condition that the White House said was benign. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
May 19, 2018 - 12:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump returned to the White House on Saturday from a weeklong hospitalization after kidney treatment, a lengthy stay that raised questions about whether the first lady's condition may have been more complicated than initially revealed. Her spokeswoman, Stephanie Grisham,...
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President Donald Trump shakes hands with Acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie, during an event on prison reform in the East Room of the White House, Friday, May 18, 2018, in Washington. Trump announced he's nominating Acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie to lead the agency. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 18, 2018 - 2:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday he has chosen Acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie to permanently lead the beleaguered department, a surprise announcement that appeared to catch Wilkie off guard. Wilkie, a former Pentagon undersecretary for personnel and readiness,...
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May 16, 2018 - 12:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House is set to give veterans more leeway to see doctors outside the Department of Veterans Affairs' health system. It's part of an effort to fulfill President Donald Trump's promise to expand private care for veterans. The long-awaited plan — set for a House vote later...
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Marine One, with President Donald Trump aboard, arrives at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., Tuesday, May 15, 2018. The White House says Melania Trump is hospitalized after undergoing a procedure to treat a benign kidney condition. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
May 15, 2018 - 8:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump visited his wife, Melania, in the hospital Tuesday as she continues to recover from a kidney procedure. Trump said earlier Tuesday that the first lady is "doing really well" and that he expected her back at the White House before the end of the week. He...
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In this May 7, 2018 photo, First lady Melania Trump speaks on her initiatives during an event in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. The White House says Melania Trump is hospitalized after undergoing a procedure to treat a benign kidney condition. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
May 15, 2018 - 12:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Melania Trump's hospital stay following treatment for a benign kidney condition (all times local).: Noon President Donald Trump says his wife, Melania Trump, is "doing really well" after a kidney procedure on Monday. Trump is also thanking the "incredible doctors"...
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The entrance to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center is seen in Bethesda, Md., Monday, May 14, 2018. First lady Melania Trump underwent a procedure Monday morning to treat a benign kidney condition and will likely be hospitalized for the rest of the week, the White House said. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
May 14, 2018 - 6:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on first lady Melania Trump (all times local): 6:50 p.m. President Donald Trump has departed a military hospital near Washington after visiting his wife, Melania, who underwent a procedure to treat a benign kidney condition. The president spent a little over an hour at...
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In this May 7, 2018 photo, First lady Melania Trump speaks on her initiatives during an event in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. The White House says Melania Trump is hospitalized after undergoing a procedure to treat a benign kidney condition. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
May 14, 2018 - 6:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — First lady Melania Trump underwent a "successful" procedure Monday to treat a benign kidney condition and was expected to remain hospitalized for the rest of the week, her staff said. President Donald Trump took a helicopter to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center to visit...
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President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump and Vice President Mike Pence arrive at Andrews Air Force Base in Md. to greet three Americans freed from captivity in North Korea, Thursday, May 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
May 10, 2018 - 11:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and North Korea (all times local): President Donald Trump says he will meet North Korea's Kim Jong Un for highly anticipated summit talks in Singapore on June 12. He set the stage for his announcement by hosting a 3 a.m., made-for-TV welcome...
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Chairman, Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen, R-N.J., arrives to begin a House Appropriations Committee markup hearing for spending on military and veterans affairs, on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, May 8, 2018, in Washington. The committee approved a wide-ranging plan Tuesday to give veterans more freedom to see doctors outside the Veterans Affairs health system and fix a budget crisis in its troubled Choice private-sector program, a major step toward fulfilling President Donald Trump's promise to expand private care options. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
May 08, 2018 - 11:54 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A House committee approved a wide-ranging plan Tuesday to give veterans more freedom to see doctors outside the Veterans Affairs health system and fix a budget crisis in its troubled Choice private-sector program, a major step toward fulfilling President Donald Trump's promise to...
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