The Department of Veterans Affairs hasn’t been known as the Veterans Administration since 1989, but that didn’t stop the White House Blog from misusing the decades-old label twice— and then quickly deleting it.
The Daily Caller News Foundation has learned that the White House blog listed the following quote on Monday morning: “On Friday, President Obama traveled to Phoenix, AZ to visit the Phoenix VA medical facility and to participate in a roundtable discussion with the Veterans Administration Secretary Bob McDonald, Deputy Secretary Sloan Gibson, and veterans to hear about the progress we’ve made to improve the VA’s ability to serve our veterans.”
White House called the VA the ‘Veterans Administration,’ a name it hasn’t gone by for 25 years. Then fixed it… pic.twitter.com/TojSyD8XRv
— Pete Kasperowicz (@PeteKTheBlaze) March 16, 2015