Senate passes aid for veterans harmed by burn pits

by 24USATVAug. 3, 2022, 1:50 a.m. 15
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After nearly a week of delays, outrage and protests, the Senate passed a bill to expand healthcare and disability benefits for veterans exposed to toxic burn pits in Iraq and Afghanistan. Republicans faced intense criticism, including from comedian Jon Stewart, after blocking the bill last week. Scott MacFarlane has more. "CBS Evening News with Norah O'Donnell" delivers the latest news and original reporting, and goes beyond the headlines with context and depth. Catch the "CBS Evening News" weeknights at 6:30 p.m. ET on the CBS Television Network and at 10 p.m. ET on the CBS News app. Subscribe to the "CBS Evening News" YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/1S7Dhik Watch full episodes of "CBS Evening News": https://cbsn.ws/23XekKA Follow "CBS Evening News" on Instagram: https://bit.ly/1T8icTO Like "CBS Evening News" on Facebook: https://on.fb.me/1KxYobb Follow "CBS Evening News" on Twitter: https://bit.ly/1O3dTTe Download the CBS News app: https://cbsn.ws/1Xb1WC8 Try Paramount+ free: https://bit.ly/2OiW1kZ For video licensing inquiries, contact: [email protected]

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