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VoteVets Statement on Donald Trump's Unhinged Press Avail Today

WASHINGTON - Will Fischer, Iraq War Veteran and Director of Government Outreach for VoteVets, released the following statement on Donald Trump's press avail today, in which he cast blame with liberals, for violence perpetrated by Nazis this weekend, in Virginia.

 

“What Donald Trump said today is not worthy of the title Commander in Chief. Not when our military, every day, strives to fight against everything white supremacists and Nazis stand for. It strives to promote equality for the African Americans, Latinos, Jews, LGBT Americans and more, who serve in uniform, that Nazis and white supremacists want to see beaten down, if not exterminated.

 

It is now gut check time for the Republican Party. If they cannot separate themselves from Trump, and denounce Trump, and outright reject Trump, now that he’s shown himself to be – at best – a Nazi sympathizer, then they disgrace the name of their first president, Abraham Lincoln.  Nazis, white supremacists, these are a special kind of evil, with no equal. If Republicans cannot stand up against someone who doesn’t seem to believe that, then they should resign.”

 

Founded in 2006, and backed by over 500,000 supporters, the mission of VoteVets.org is to use public issue campaigns and direct outreach to lawmakers to ensure that troops abroad have what they need to complete their missions, and receive the care they deserve when they get home. VoteVets.org also recognizes veterans as a vital part of the fabric of our country and will work to protect veterans' interests in their day-to-day lives. VoteVets.org is committed to the destruction of terror networks around the world - with force when necessary - to protect America. While non-partisan, the group is the largest progressive organization of veterans in America.