Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-Ariz.) has called on the Department of Veterans Affairs to strip benefits from any service members and veterans who stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, according to a Monday report from Business Insider.

Gallego — a veteran himself — stated that those service members' actions are "not representative of the large population of American veterans" and they should be punished accordingly.

What are the details?

Gallego, according to the outlet, asked Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough to withdraw benefits from those active duty service members, veterans, and military retirees who took part in the Jan. 6 riots in Washington, D.C.

In a letter, Gallego wrote, "The behavior of these individuals is not representative of the large population of American veterans, the vast majority of whom served honorably and are appalled by the thought of insurrection in the country they served. Yet, many of the veterans and service members who attacked their own government actively and enthusiastically enjoy special benefits given to them by their fellow citizens."

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  • they are criminalizing anything not bowing to their "god", satan!!!!!!!!!!

  • If only Gallegos had called for the same measures for Veterans that may have participated in the Antifa/BLM insurrections, rioting and destruction of cities last year he would have a modicum of credibility. Instead, he is the epítome of left wing hypocricy and using the events of Jan. 6th as cause to persecutoria, intimidate and ruin, whenever possible, political opposition...whom to them are the enema. Think Reichstag fire and false flag event. 

  • We are only seeing the beginning of sorrows and the systemic loss of personal liberty under the Marxist Democrat Party...   Once, they have consolidated and organized their current Administration they will turn the FBI and Intel services loose on their enemies... on the dissident political groups around the Nation.... shredding our Constitutional rights and incarcerating large numbers of ordinary citizens with opposing political views.

    History tells us that the purges have not yet begun... and when they do tens of millions will suffer the sting of the Marxist whip and the tyrant's rage... it will not be pleasant  The sad thing is ha the average American can do little to avoid it or to prepare for it.  Any savings, stockpiles of food, meds, or weapons will be sought out and confiscated or destroyed.   What we lack is LEADERSHIP to ORGANIZE and the Marxist will do everything they can to stop us from effectively organizing as they know as long as they keep us divided and disorganized... without good leadership, they can herd us up like sheep for the slaughter.

    • It seems those with degrees are the easiest herded.

    • Ignorance can be a mixed blessing at times... a very short time.  Many of the informed will attempt to remain neutral until they are pushed to their limit and then watch out... When properly RESOURCED and with the proper leadership the educated masses can be very potent. 

      As one patriot of long ago stated...“We Must All Hang Together, or Most Assuredly, We Will All Hang Separately”  Quote Benjamin Franklin. 

    • Amazing what a difference a word can make.   RESOURCED being the one.

  •  He should have his benefits withdrawn for asking such a thing! We need to call for him to be censured! Hopefully the people of AZ will call for his censure.

  • God Wins! Keep Praying!

  • why do members of congress get better benefits than vets

    • Congress writes the laws.   They put themselves ahead of everybody.

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