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President Biden speaks, at an event Friday in New Castle, Del., about a bill providing benefits to military veterans exposed to toxic burn pits. (Elizabeth Frantz/Reuters)

Post Politics Now An emotional Biden highlights help for military veterans exposed to ‘burn pits’

Updated December 17, 2022 at 10:26 a.m. EST|Published December 16, 2022 at 6:55 a.m. EST
Today, President Biden spoke at a National Guard facility in Delaware named for his late son as part of an effort to make military veterans exposed to toxic chemicals aware of benefits that will soon be made available to them as a result of a law he signed in August. An emotional Biden spoke of a “sacred obligation” to take care of those who protect the country. Biden has come to believe that the death of his son Beau Biden was a result of his military service near so-called “burn pits” in Kosovo and Iraq.  
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