U.S. Senator and candidate for president made a claim about the number of war veterans dying because of suicide she claimed the following:
We have an Administration that is trying to goad Iran into war, but is not doing a thing about the 20 veterans a day who die by suicide. We will not stand for dishonoring our veterans in that way. pic.twitter.com/Qf3bYyQacC
— Kamala Harris (@KamalaHarris) May 20, 2019
20 U.S. veterans a day who die by suicide every day
Fact Check 1:
According to the most recent report published by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in 2016, which analyzed 55 million veterans’ records from 1979 to 2014, the current analysis indicates that an average of 20 veterans a day die from suicide.
The Trump administration is doing nothing to help suicidal veterans.
Fact Check 2: