Statements about Military
Military spending cuts, known as the sequester, were President Barack Obama’s idea.
Says "right now, we have more military spending than the next 10, 11, 12 countries combined."
"Semi-automatic weapons, whether pistol or rifle, were designed for use by the military on the battlefield."
"While President Obama says all options are on the table for preventing a nuclear Iran, Hagel says military action is not a viable, feasible, responsible option."
"Switzerland (where the government) issues every household a gun . . . has the lowest gun related crime rate of any civilized country in the world!!!"
"The sequester is not something that I've proposed. It is something that Congress has proposed."
Says Mitt Romney wants to add $2 trillion to defense budget that the military hasn’t asked for.
Says Jim Renacci "opposed increasing combat bonuses for our troops."
Says Mitt Romney "just gave a speech a few weeks ago" and said "we should still have troops in Iraq."
An Army report stated Allen West "performed illegal acts, merited court martial, faced 11 years in prison.'"
Says Romney wants to add $2 trillion to the defense budget that the military hasn’t asked for.
Says Eric Cantor voted to assure Congress would be paid if the government shut down and against guaranteeing troops would be paid.
"Since the time of the Civil War, we've made a distinction in this country between the availability and the ability to access for people who were in the military, versus the rest of us, to vote."
Says President Barack Obama is responsible for pending defense cuts.
"Tim Kaine doubled down in his support of devastating defense cuts, saying the ‘the deal was the right thing to do.’"
Says Sherrod Brown’s campaign attacked Josh Mandel’s military service
Says Republican U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy "voted against paying our soldiers" and "against increasing combat pay" while voting "to protect his own pay."
"We will spend $100 billion in Afghanistan this year, fixing roads, building bridges, training police officers, and more, [and] cutting the same things in our own country."
U.S. military uniforms are manufactured in China.
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