Heated Exchange Between Gaetz & Pentagon Chief On Russia, China: “I’m Embarrassed By Your Leadership!”
Fireworks erupted during a Tuesday hearing over America’s Ukraine response before the House Armed Services Committee, where US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin sought to defend the Biden administration’s response.
Things were fairly low-key until it was Florida Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz’s turn to question Austin. Gaetz went through a litany of Pentagon failures and “so many blown calls” – including inaccurately assessing Russian military capability. Austin shot back: “Has it occurred to you that Russia has not overrun Ukraine because of what we’ve done? And our allies have done? Have you ever even thought about that?” Watch the fiery exchange unfold:
Heated exchange between @RepMattGaetz…