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Georgia Senator fired up over controversial VA wait time comments

Georgia Senator, David Perdue responding Monday to comments made by Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald, comparing veteran healthcare lines to Disney.

Monday afternoon McDonald said the VA should not use wait times as a measure of success, comparing waits for VA healthcare to the hours people wait for rides at Disney theme parks.

Senator Perdue fired back calling the comment "offensive and shameful", calling on Secretary McDonald to apologize and quote "show our American heroes the respect they deserve" end quote.

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