Stories tagged: "veterans"


Ted Olsen, of Phoenix, looks to place an American flag at a makeshift memorial in honor of the late Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain at McCain's office Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, in Phoenix. McCain, the war hero who became the GOP's standard-bearer in the 2008 election, died at the age of 81, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, after battling brain cancer. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Arizona Veterans’ Response to Trump’s ‘Losers’ and ‘Suckers’ Comments

State lawmaker and veteran Rep. Walt Blackman has spent several hours discussing policy online but has avoided commenting on Trump's remarks.

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McSally, Ducey Sidestep Criticism of Trump After President Calls Fallen Soldiers ‘Losers’

While Iraq War veteran Rep. Ruben Gallego harshly rebuked Trump’s comments, fellow veteran Sen. McSally claimed the accusations had been debunked.

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These Army Veterans Plan to Vote for Joe Biden. Here’s Why.

Many veterans are coming out in support of Joe Biden, especially after the way President Donald Trump handled protests and the Russia bounty program.

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What Veterans Are Saying About Trump and the Russian Bounties: ‘I Don’t Think He Cares About Troops at All’

Trump's relationship with the nation's military community has been frequently strained. But just four months before the November election, reports that he either ignored, or was unaware of, a Russian plot to kill U.S. troops could intensify the tension and create new political risks.

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Intelligence Officials Say Trump Knew About Reported Bounty Program That Led to Deaths of U.S. Soldiers

President Donald Trump is under increasing scrutiny over his reported knowledge of a Russian bounty scheme that led to the deaths of multiple U.S. soldiers.

WATCH: Veterans Deliver Message to Sen. McSally

Veterans have expressed frustration at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Sen. Martha McSally due to their handling of the coronavirus pandemic.

Veterans to McSally: COVID-19 is Killing Us — Do Something

Veterans have expressed frustration that GOP leaders are putting their health at risk by promoting an untested drug as a potential coronavirus medication.