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News Denmark » Travel: Embattled VA secretary says he’s not quitting over travel abuses

News channel or source: https://nypost.com/2018/02/21/embattled-va-secretary-says-hes-not-quitting-over-travel-abuses/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

... said he should have paid closer attention to travel policies rather than rely on staff who he said insisted that his wife would be able to fly commercial airfare for the 11-day trip to Denmark and Britain in July without any problems. The VA inspector ...

News Denmark » Travel: Shulkin Will Stay At VA With WH Support Despite Travel Abuse, Staff Rebellion

News channel or source: https://talkingpointsmemo.com/news/shulkin-stay-va-wh-support
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

... said he should have paid closer attention to travel policies rather than rely on staff who he said insisted that his wife would be able to fly commercial airfare for the 11-day trip to Denmark and Britain in July without any problems. The VA inspector ...

News Denmark » Travel: Hearse with Denmark prince leaves for Copenhagen chapel

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/hearse-denmark-prince-leaves-copenhagen-chapel-53104538
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Draped in a Danish flag bearing the royal coat of arms, the casket of Denmark's Prince Henrik — husband of Queen ... left the Fredensborg Palace — where Henrik died on Tuesday at age 83 — to travel to the downtown Amalienborg Palace.

News Denmark » Travel: Why You Should Encourage Your Team To Travel And Rest

News channel or source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/robertglazer/2018/02/21/why-you-should-encourage-your-team-to-travel-and-rest/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

We have also helped a few employees realize their dreams by supporting new experiences—such as driving a racecar, hiking Yosemite and visiting Denmark. I agree with Mark Twain, who once said, “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry and narrow-mindedness ...

News Denmark » Travel: Shulkin to Repay Gov't for Improper Travel Expenses

News channel or source: https://townhall.com/tipsheet/leahbarkoukis/2018/02/16/shulkin-to-pay-back-his-wifes-europe-getaway-expenses-n2450168
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

The secretary’s top aide was discovered to have doctored emails to make it appear as though Shulkin was receiving “special recognition” at the summit in order to justify his wife’s travel to Denmark on the taxpayer’s dime, amounting to more than ...

News Denmark » Travel: Top aide to Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin announces departure two days after travel scandal explodes

News channel or source: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/02/16/wright-simpson-aide-to-va-chief-shulkin-retires-amid-travel-scandal.html
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

The record was an email from another VA employee, which Wright Simpson allegedly doctored and forwarded falsely claim that Shulkin would be receiving an award while in Denmark, which she understood would provide justification for Bari to travel with him at ...

News Denmark » Travel: If you're still single at 25 in Denmark, people throw spices all over you in the street — and it only gets worse as you get older

News channel or source: http://www.msn.com/en-au/news/msn/if-youre-still-single-at-25-in-denmark-people-throw-spices-all-over-you-in-the-street-and-it-only-gets-worse-as-you-get-older/ar-BBJb93z
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

A Danish man told The Telegraph that the tradition may date back hundreds of years to when spice salesmen would travel around and remain bachelors because they were never in one place long enough to settle down with someone. Did you know: In #Denmark ...

News Denmark » Travel: Third-Ranking VA Official Steps Down Over Altered Travel Records

News channel or source: http://www.govexec.com/management/2018/02/third-ranking-va-official-steps-down-over-altered-travel-records/146059/
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Denmark. She then forwarded the doctored email to an ethics official as justification for paying for Shulkin’s wife’s travel, and the ethics official signed off. » Get the best federal news and ideas delivered right to your inbox. Sign up here.

News Denmark » Travel: Inspector: 'Serious Derelictions' By VA Secretary Related To Overseas Travel

News channel or source: http://wlrn.org/post/inspector-serious-derelictions-va-secretary-related-overseas-travel
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Vivieca Wright Simpson altered emails to represent falsely "that Secretary Shulkin would receive an award while in Denmark, which Ms. Wright Simpson understood to be the criterion that would justify Dr. Bari's travel at VA expense." The inspector general's ...

News Denmark » Travel: Report blasts VA secretary for improper gifts and travel, lying to cover up scandal

News channel or source: https://www.militarytimes.com/veterans/2018/02/14/report-blasts-va-secretary-for-improper-gifts-and-travel-lying-to-cover-up-scandal/
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Problems with the July travel first came to light last fall when the Washington ... s assertions that Shulkin would be presented with an award as part of his visit to Denmark, even though no such honor was scheduled. Investigators say they found no ...