Mehmet Oz talks to veterans near Scranton about mental health, COVID-19, and fighting the status quo
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DURYEA, LUZERNE COUNTY, Pa. — Mehmet Oz pitched his medical background and conservative values to veterans Friday, calling a vote for him a rejection of the “status quo” that he blamed for many of the issues veterans face. He pledged to push to increase access to mental health resources, reduce backlogs at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, and fight for “medical freedoms.” “If you’re not happy with where we’re headed, I’m the guy for change,” Oz said at a roundtable event at the VFW in Duryea. It was led by State Treasurer Stacy Garrity, a Republican who served in the Army Reserve, and ...