Budget Veterans

April 5, 2013 - 5:27 PM
FILE - In this March 6, 2011 file photo, Denis McDonough speaks in Sterling, Va. President Barack Obama’s budget proposal will include an additional $2.5 billion to attack a growing backlog of veterans disability claims, a problem officials said is likely to worsen in coming months. White House chief of staff Denis McDonough told reporters Friday that more money for the VA in tight budgetary times reflects Obama's commitment to veterans. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)