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Reid Offers GOP a Deal on VA Bills

By Humberto Sanchez and JM Rieger

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., offered Senate Republicans a vote on a House-passed veterans bill in exchange for allowing a vote on a Senate Democratic bill Tuesday, but questions over amendments could stifle action. “I hope they accept this offer so we can take action to address the problems of the [Department of Veterans Affairs] this week,” Reid said. The Nevada Democrat said he had not yet heard a response from Republicans.

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