I am a United States Navy Veteran with disability through the VA as well as using the Post 9/11 GI Bill so I can go to school. My wife and I had just bought a new house and a new car and if this senseless shutdown continues and I do not get my VA benefits in November, then I will lose my house and possibly my car. If I lose my car, I will not be able to go to work to put food on the table, if we even have a house to put a table in. My wife is on SSD so she is unable to work and my father is relaying on his VA disability and retirement checks so I cannot go to my family for help. My wife and I do not deserve to pitch a tent under a bridge somewhere while Congress and everyone else involved in the shutdown get to sleep in the fancy homes.
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