Gold Star Parents Billy and Karen Vaughn have decided to speak about the Admiral that they know. They lost their son, U.S. Navy SEAL Aaron Vaughn was killed on August 6, 2011. His CH-47 Chinook helicopter (call sign, Extortion 17) was shot down in eastern Afghanistan. The Admiral was never forthcoming about the loss of all those lives. Retired Navy Admiral McRaven just penned a Wa-Po oped defending former CIA director John Brennan and attacking President Donald Trump. The Vaughn’s want you to know that neither McRaven or Brennan are the principled leaders that they claim to be.
As Written and Reported By Sara Carter for saraacarter.com:
Gold Star parents, Billy and Karen Vaughn have issued a scathing response to retired Navy Admiral, William McRaven, who recently penned a snarky Washington Post op-ed, defending former CIA Director John Brennan and insulting President Trump for revoking the former director’s security clearance.
President Trump’s official statement about Brennan’s clearance states that the former director lied about the Trump administration and exhibited “erratic” behavior.
McRaven, who was commander of the U.S. Joint Special Operations Command (US JSOC) from 2011 to 2014 and oversaw the bin Laden raid, targeted Trump in his op-ed, writing, “Through your actions, you have embarrassed us in the eyes of our children, humiliated us on the world stage and, worst of all, divided us as a nation.”
McRaven defended Director Brennan as a “man of unparalleled integrity” and wrote, “I would consider it an honor if you would revoke my security clearance as well, so I can add my name to the list of men and women who have spoken up against your presidency…….
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