By Associated Press April 18, 2017 Reprints Charles Dharapak/AP WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump plans to sign legislation to extend temporarily a program that gives veterans access to private-sector health care.White House spokesman Sean Spicer says Trump will sign the bill Wednesday at the White House. Politics GET STARTED Unlock this article by subscribing to STAT+ and enjoy your first 30 days free! GET STARTED About the Author Reprints Trump to sign bill extending veterans’ health care program What is it? Associated Press Daily reporting and analysis The most comprehensive industry coverage from a powerhouse team of reporters Subscriber-only newsletters Daily newsletters to brief you on the most important industry news of the day STAT+ Conversations Weekly opportunities to engage with our reporters and leading industry experts in live video conversations Exclusive industry events Premium access to subscriber-only networking events around the country The best reporters in the industry The most trusted and well-connected newsroom in the health care industry And much more Exclusive interviews with industry leaders, profiles, and premium tools, like our CRISPR Trackr. What’s included? Log In | Learn More Tags policyveteransWhite House STAT+ is STAT’s premium subscription service for in-depth biotech, pharma, policy, and life science coverage and analysis. Our award-winning team covers news on Wall Street, policy developments in Washington, early science breakthroughs and clinical trial results, and health care disruption in Silicon Valley and beyond.