A new bill in Congress could finally allow troops to sue the military in cases of medical malpractice

Lawmakers introduced legislation on Tuesday that would allow service members and their families to sue the government, in certain cases, when a member of the military is a victim of military medical malpractice. The bill was introduced by Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) the chairwoman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel, and includes […]

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Trump threatens ‘full’ embargo on Cuba over Venezuela security support

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump threatened on Tuesday to impose a “full and complete embargo” and further sanctions on Cuba if its Communist leadership does not immediately end its military support for Venezuela’s socialist president, Nicolas Maduro. Trump issued his ultimatum to Havana in a message on Twitter as his administration threw its support […]

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‘My trust is completely broken’ — Victims of military medical malpractice testify before Congress on the Feres Doctrine

Members of Congress on Tuesday heard directly from victims of military medical malpractice who are barred from suing the government due to a decades-old Supreme Court precedent known as the Feres Doctrine. The list of witnesses included service members, veterans, Gold Star family members, and legal experts who offered emotional testimony during a House Armed […]

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