Statements about Military

"The so-called defense minister of the People's Republic of Donetsk ... actually posted a bragging social media posting of having shot down a military transport. And then when it became apparent it was civilian, they pulled it down from social media."  

Former President George W. Bush and former Vice President Dick Cheney are "unable to visit Europe due to outstanding warrants."

"By 2006, the American people were overwhelmingly against the Iraq War."

"Thousands of Westerners and Americans" are fighting with extremists in eastern Syria and Iraq. 

"The U.S. military footprint in Africa is nearly nonexistent."

By 2009, "dozens of senior terrorists had been taken off the battlefield" by drones.

Due to actions by President Barack Obama, "the Burger King national headquarters announced this month that they will be pulling their franchises from our military bases."

Says Hillary Clinton "laid the groundwork" for getting chemical weapons out of Syria.

The five Taliban detainees being released from Guantanamo in exchange for captured Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl "are the hardest of the hard-core. These are the highest high-risk people."

Says Barack Obama is the only American president who has not visited the D-Day Monument in Normandy on D-Day.

"More than 1,000 American soldiers have lost their lives in Afghanistan in the last 27 months. This is more than the combined total of the nine years before."

"When people enter the service, there’s not a mental health evaluation."

This is the first time since World War II that five nuclear-powered aircraft carriers were docked together.

"22 Countries Invaded by the U.S. in 20 Years."

"It isn't me cutting the budget. It's the Congress' decision on sequestration. So it isn't secretary of defense or the president doing this."

Crimea was part of Russia "until 1954, when it was given to the Soviet Republic of the Ukraine."

On foreign policy, Joe Biden was against aid for Vietnam, said the fall of the Shah was "a step forward" for human rights in Iran, opposed Reagan's defense build-up and voted against the first Gulf War.

Says the Obama administration is handing out a pamphlet titled, "What To Do When The Veteran In Your Classroom Attempts A Mass Shooting"

If the government shuts down, "all military personnel will continue to serve and accrue pay but will not actually be paid until appropriations are available."

Says he "opposed the president’s decision to go into Iraq" in 2003.

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