Outrageous Videos Show Paralyzed Vets Left Unattended at Memphis VA
Shocking video footage appears to show paralyzed veterans abandoned by workers at a Memphis Veterans Affairs hospital.
The videos, said to be filmed at the Memphis VA Medical Center, show patients - many of whom are quadriplegics or paraplegics - being left alone for 30 to 45 minutes each evening during a staff meeting attended by all hospital staff.
One video shows an empty ward, with the patient saying, "Once again, we’re left to the wolves."
"You've got a hospital where people have given arms, legs, limbs. They're literally unattended for long period of times," Pete Hegseth said on "Fox and Friends" this morning. "The fact that they're videotaping this is indicative clearly that they don’t have a good relationship with the staff."
He said despite the VA's claims of overhauling its treatment of vets, very little has been done.
"The hospital here has been cited for longest wait times, poor care, and yet administrators have continued to receive bonuses," Hegseth said. "These are government-run hospitals. This is government-run care. These veterans are treated like numbers, like widgets, not human beings."
Watch the shocking videos below.