Trump runs away after betraying the troops with an NDAA veto
Trump kept running away from reporters as he trudged through the White House, ignoring questions on the way to his private club.
Trump ignored the questions asked by reporters as he boarded Marine One and left the White House for Mar-a-Lago. Pic.twitter.com/DFG8j5W4RO
– Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) December 23, 2020
In practice, Trump’s veto means that troops currently in the field and in dangerous locations around the world will not be funded. These troops won’t be funded until the House and Senate return from Christmas next week.
It is significant that Trump vetoed after members of Congress left Washington.
Rather than answering reporters’ questions about why he vetoed the NDAA, Trump ignored shouted questions and fled to his private club in Florida.
Trump revealed the depths of his cowardice when he refused to defend his failure to protect the troops who risk their lives every day.
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Mr. Easley is the Founder / Executive Editor, White House Press Pool, and a Congressional Correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a bachelor’s degree in political science. His thesis focused on public order with a specialization in social reform movements.
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