Department of Veterans Affairs
President Joe Biden's pick to run the VA previously served as Barack Obama's chief of staff during his second presidential term.
Reta Mays, 46, admitted in court that she purposely killed the veterans by injecting them with unprescribed insulin while she worked overnight shifts at a West Virginia hospital.
The president pushed hydroxychloroquine after it was championed by Home Depot co-founder Bernard Marcus, who donated $7 million to his 2016 campaign.
Hydroxychloroquine has not been shown to be effective against the coronavirus and may even lead to fatal side effects.
The Department of Veterans Affairs said Friday that it will not halt use of hydroxychloroquine on patients with the coronavirus but said fewer of its patients are now taking it.
“I couldn’t tell you when my next delivery was coming in," Veterans Health Administration manager complained to The Washington Post.
Veterans Affairs facilities are struggling with shortages of workers and protective equipment. Some workers were forced to reuse masks for days or weeks.
Ronny Jackson, a former White House doctor allegedly known as the "Candyman," is seeking to replace retiring Texas Rep. Mac Thornberry.
Lawmakers reached a bipartisan agreement on greater benefits for grieving military families.
The latest data shows 6,139 U.S. veterans died by suicide in 2017, according to the Department of Veterans Affairs.