PBS NewsHour

Senate passes law to aid veterans exposed to toxic chemicals

Clip: 08/03/2022 | 8m 36s  | Video has closed captioning.

After a week of delay and debate in Congress, President Biden on Monday will sign legislation that makes it easier for veterans to get VA benefits after becoming sick from exposure to toxins in war zones. But it has been a very long and frustrating road for veterans. Nick Schifrin looks at the PACT Act and the families who have paid a heavy price.

Aired: 08/03/22

Rating: NR

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