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Political outsider and presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy issued the following statement on President Biden activating thousands of U.S. troops in Europe.

“It’s downright disturbing that U.S. media is ignoring that Joe Biden is ordering 3,000 members of the Selected Reserve or Individual Ready Reserve (IRR) to Europe ‘for the effective conduct of Operation Atlantic Resolve.’ The last time there was an IRR call-up was during the Iraq War, when the justification then was nonexistent ‘weapons of mass destruction’ held by Saddam Hussein.

“What is the justification now? What are the operations? Where will they go? What will they do? We need answers, not sweeping this under the rug as Biden would prefer. This comes just three days after the Biden White House told Congress it wants to remove a provision of the annual defense policy bill that would create a special inspector general for Ukraine aid. Why? What are we not supposed to know?

“I am equally sad and shocked that I have to ask questions that the mainstream press, and even much of the Republican Party, won’t. Zelensky consolidated the Ukrainian media into a single state media network to avoid questioning him during the war. Even worse, the same thing appears to be gradually happening here at home. Pray that asking such questions won’t soon be alleged as a violation of the Espionage Act.”


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