By Royal A. Brown III
Woke Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin needs to be challenged like this at every opportunity.
Same guy who ordered a 60 day “stand down” by military to look for and weed out “extremists” in the military meaning conservatives and/or Trump supporters after January 6th, 2020 events in Washington, D.C.
Austin is nothing more than an Obama clone and would not have been a 4 star and SecDef if he wasn’t totally left leaning and WOKE.
🚨Matt Gaetz drops MOAB on woke Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin:
“I’m embarrassed by YOUR leadership! I’m not embarrassed for my country. It’s disgraceful that you would sit here & conflate your failures with those of uniformed service members.” 🇺🇸 pic.twitter.com/ZTkUBrr6wp
— Benny (@bennyjohnson) April 5, 2022
By Alex Miller – April 5, 2022
Fireworks went off when Rep. Matt Gaetz clashed with Biden’s Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin who was trying to defend his request to increase the defense budget.
Gaetz accused Austin of being too focused on wokeism instead of defining the nation and called the Pentagon out for being behind China and Russia on hypersonic weapons.
“This is the most capable, most combat critical force in the world, it has been and it will be so going forward, and this budget helps us to do that,” Austin said.
“Not if we continue down this path. Not if we continue to embrace socialism,” Gaetz replied.
“The fact that you’re embarrassed by your country, by your military. I’m sorry for that,” Austin shot back.
“Oh no, I’m embarrassed for your leadership,” Gaetz responded. “I am not embarrassed for my country. It’s disgraceful that you would sit here & conflate your failures with those of uniformed service members.”
Gatez started to explain how the US military has fallen behind the Chinese when Austin cut in and asked, “What do you mean? We’re behind in hypersonics? How do you make that assessment?”
There was a lot of cross-talk but then Gaetz added, “your own people brief us that we’re behind and China is winning.”
That shut Austin up.
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