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Sen. Tester on a bill to help veterans exposed to burn pits

Clip: 08/01/2022 | 8m 13s | Video has closed captioning.

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill have long been working to pass the PACT Act, a key bill that would expand health care access to veterans exposed to toxic burn pits. But what was supposed to be easy passage on a bipartisan measure has turned into political football over spending. Democratic Sen. Jon Tester of Montana, who chairs the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee, joins Judy Woodruff to discuss.

Aired: 08/01/22

Rating: NR

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