Trump’s Secretary Of State Nom. Pompeo Busted In Disgusting Stolen Valor Scandal

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Draft dodging Donald Trump certainly loves former military members…as long as they’ve never been captured by the enemy, that is. He loves fact that “the generals” have to do what he says now. To hear him tell it, he equates not catching an STD to serving in Vietnam. It’s just too bad those bone spurs denied him the honor of really serving his country the way all those true hero’s did. Trump likes to talk a big game about how he’s a real war fighting hero even though he never really went to war. Now it’s been discovered that the man he’s nominated for Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, has a public record that isn’t true, too.

 

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Michael Pompeo, director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and U.S. secretary of state nominee for the Trump administration, during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, April 12, 2018. (Photo by Cheriss May) (Photo by Cheriss May/NurPhoto)

It’s been thought for years now that Mike Pompeo actually fought in the first Gulf War. However, the CIA confirmed to Splinter News that,

‘Director Pompeo was in the U.S. Army at the time of the Gulf War – serving until 1991. He was not deployed to that theater.’

Fortune reported:

‘That distinction appears to have been muddled for years in reporting and even other legislator’s statements about Pompeo. An April 12th letter from Republican members of the House of Representatives, sent to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in support of Pompeo’s nomination, approvingly cited Pompeo’s “five years serving in the United States Army, including in the Gulf War.”’

Pompeo’s war record was called into question when former CIA officer Ned Price started digging into his past. He made a series of Twitter posts with his findings.

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As of yet, there is no record that Pompeo himself actively lied about his record, but an honorable man would have corrected what others were saying about him. His service to our country isn’t being questioned, he is to be commended for that. But he really should have stepped up and admitted that he never actually fought in the first Gulf War. His failure to do so the same as stealing valor and is a slap in the face to all those vets who really did fight for this country.

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