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July 06, 2018

AP Pumps Out More #FakeNews

Of course, Kamala Harris seized upon this #FakeNews.

JR Salzman did what the #FakeNews media hopes you won't do, and dig into what the story actually says, and what it doesn't say, but merely dishonestly implies.

The rest of his tweets, taken out of Twitter format, below:

For starters, these are just new recruits. They are not soldiers, and haven't gone to basic training yet. All they did was sign a piece of paper and hold up their right hand. All of that stuff hinges on all their paperwork and background info being up to par.

AP actually used a recruit from Iran and Pakistan as examples. Those of you outraged do realize a lot of people in those countries donít like America very much, and therefore vetting recruits is very important?

Let me put this another way. Most people support background checks on people trying to purchase a gun. Well, these people are going to be given live grenades and automatic weapons and security clearances. When it comes to the background checks for foreign recruits, it's a BFD.

I very clearly remember the enlistment process. One of the last things is to sit in a cubicle with a lawyer. They say if you lied about anything, or if your background check isn't as clean as you say, we will kick you out and then sue you to recoup any money we've given you.

Drew Weighs In:

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