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Obama to sign veterans healthcare bill

May 5, 2010 at 7:05 AM
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WASHINGTON, May 5 (UPI) -- U.S. President Obama will sign a bill that would expand healthcare services for veterans and expand caregiver benefits and training, the White House said.

Joining Obama for the signing ceremony of the Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act Wednesday will be first lady Michelle Obama; Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden; and Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki, the daily schedule said.

Obama also planned to meet separately with Republican Sens. Jon Kyl of Arizona and Orrin Hatch of Utah, the White House said.

In the evening, Obama was scheduled to speak at a Cinco de Mayo reception in the Rose Garden.

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