One of the first stories we covered on "The Lead," back in March 2013, was the backlog at the Department of Veterans Affairs. Since then, CNN broke the story of the VA scandal in 2014, we held the White House's feet to the fire on the scandal, and we continue to follow up on stories about the VA system failing our veterans often with tragic results.
As part of our campaign coverage going forward, we will attempt to ask every presidential candidate specifically what he or she would do to improve the VA system, and put all their responses on this page.
We start today with the GOP front-runner, Donald Trump. This clip originally aired on State of the Union on Sunday:
See the video at: http://www.cnn.com/2015/09/22/politics/veterans-2016-issues-jake-tapper/