Poor relationship of Buyer, Filner may impede work of veterans' committee

Kaplan, Jonathan E.
June 2007
Hill;6/6/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 66, p6
The article focuses on the conflict between U.S. House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Bob Filner and the senior Republican Representative Steve Buyer. According to the lawmakers and veteran's interest groups, their conflict could interfere with the work of veterans' committee. In addition, they find it difficult to attend committee meetings and hearings because Filner and Buyer's interactions are so tense.


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