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Sen. Tuberville: ‘Biden has weaponized the DOD to serve as a tool for his radical political agenda’

U.S. Senator Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) is blasting the Biden administration for inserting “woke politics” into the military. In an op-ed for The Daily Caller, Tuberville said President Joe Biden is putting America’s national security at risk with his radical policies.

“Biden has weaponized the DOD to serve as a tool for his radical political agenda,” Tuberville wrote. “He has mandated divisive Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) training, mandated that taxpayer dollars fund costs associated with elective abortions and gender transition surgeries for servicemembers and fired more than 8,000 able-bodied troops for refusing to get the COVID-19 vaccine.”

The senator thinks Biden’s woke agenda are making America more vulnerable on the world stage at a time when our adversaries are gaining strength.

“Thanks to Biden’s complete lack of leadership on the world stage, the United States is in one of the most vulnerable positions it has been in since the Cold War,” he said. “When Biden made the disastrous decision to prematurely withdraw from Afghanistan, abandoning our allies and costing the lives of 13 American servicemembers, a clear message was sent to our adversaries: Now is your opportunity.”

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“Since then, his foreign policy of appeasement has led to wars all over the world, endangered global trade and put our troops in harm’s way,” he added. “This completely preventable situation, in addition to our wide-open borders, has imperiled our nation to a degree not seen in my lifetime.”

Tuberville also decried the lack of bipartisanship when it comes to national security.

“For decades, support for the U.S. military was one of the few topics that brought Republicans and Democrats together. Each year, the House and Senate Armed Services Committees drafted a bill called the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which authorized funding for the military and established policy priorities for the Department of Defense (DOD),” he said. Historically, these bills have been largely bipartisan as both parties were united in the belief that the United States military should be the most lethal fighting force in the world.

“Unfortunately, that is no longer the case. Under President Joe Biden and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, our military has been infiltrated by woke politics that have become a massive distraction from their mission. And this has resulted in detrimental impacts to military readiness and lethality.”

Tuberville concluded that the country needs to get it’s priorities in order.

“Now, more than ever, we need a military that is 100% focused on protecting our country and enhancing national security,” he said, “not on implementing Biden’s woke agenda.”

Yaffee is a contributing writer to Yellowhammer News and hosts “The Yaffee Program” weekdays 9-11 a.m. on WVNN. You can follow him on X @Yaffee

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