Recently, reports broke about the difficulties members of our military are having regarding religious exemptions.
Between former letters and other issues, Republicans now want answers.
To that point, Rep. Scott Perry (R-PA) is now demanding the DOJ conduct a full investigation into Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin for fraud.
He Lied, Period
As we have seen reports for military members being refused religious exemptions, there was a disturbing trend.
Troops were receiving form letters, literally word for word, regardless of their claims.
When the letters were examined, they were identical in nature, generally only changing the recipient’s name, the date, and the commanding officer.
It is also documented that few religious exemptions are being issued, with some branches having none approved.
Rep. Perry believes Austin misled our troops, now blatantly accusing him of fraud.
Perry stated, “Americans have a word for knowingly misleading or deceiving someone into believing something that the perpetrator knows to be false – fraud.
“But that’s exactly what this feckless administration has engaged in yet again when they promised to preserve our warriors’ religious rights through exemption, but had absolutely no intention of doing so.
“On the heels of President Biden’s disaster in Afghanistan, this unconscionable, reprehensible, and outrageous sham is yet another slap in the face to those who protect our Nation and our American way of life.”
You can read Perry’s full letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland below…
What do you think?
Should Austin be investigated for and charged with fraud?
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Source: Daily Caller