'I'll Sit Here And Wait': Brian Mast Demands Name Of One Fallen Service Member Whose Death Doesn't Justify Soleimani Strike

Source: The Daily Caller - View Original Article
Published: Feb 09, 2020
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91% : "I am continuing Mr. Chairman," Mast replied.
85% : "I think it is probably always defies conventional wisdom to attack a machine gun nest.
82% : "You are out of order for reclaiming my time."
71% : You are out of order Mr. Mast.
70% : During a House hearing with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Mast used his time to drive home the point that Soleimani had been responsible for the deaths of multiple American service members.
70% : " he continued.
68% : "I will not yield back my time," Mast shot back.
66% : After a long pause, House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Eliot Engel said, "The gentleman may continue.
63% : "You want to ask, is it wise?
62% : "You are out of order.
60% : "I got 2 minutes remaining, I will sit here and wait for somebody to provide me with the name on that wall that did not justify the killing of Soleimani."
59% : You want to ask is it imminent?
59% : "If you walk out this hallway and you take a right and another right and another right, you are going to come to several beautiful walls that have the names of our fallen service members on the War on Terror.
51% : Mark Esper Defends Strike On Soleimani, Says It's Better Than Having 'Flag-Draped Coffins
51% : Mast, who was an Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) tech, lost both of his legs in Afghanistan while on a mission with the 75th Ranger Regiment in September of 2010.
48% : (RELATED:
47% : Come Home') Mast began his statement by conceding that, at the end of the day, the decision to authorize the strike was a choice and compared it to a decision on the battlefield to take out a machine gun nest.
46% : I got 2 minutes and 30 seconds, I will be more than happy to sit here and wait.
43% : You are out of order," Engel pressed.
42% : Just because this machine gun nest may take a moment to reload, that does not mean it is not an imminent threat."
40% : Florida Republican Rep. Brian Mast took the House floor Tuesday and demanded the name of one fallen service member whose death did not justify the strike on Iranian General Qasem Soleimani.
37% : Yes, it is a choice to take it out, all day long," Mast said.
37% : (RELATED: Congressman And Former Vet Shames NFL Players, Says Trump Is 'Spot
36% : "This is something I have specifically experienced with.
30% : Somebody provide me the name on the wall that does not justice his killing."
29% : On') "Thank you Mr. Mast, you made your point," Engel said.
29% : "I have a minute and 45 seconds remaining of which I would like to wait for somebody to provide me with the name.
29% : After a brief pause, Mast was recognized again and he said, "I know that there was not one name offered that did not justify the killing of Soleimani."
26% : "Mr. Chairman, I have not yielded back my time," Mast insisted.
24% : "It is not really a choice when you consider that you leave that there and walk around it and ignore it that somebody is going to come across that nest eventually and they're going to get shot at."
24% : "I want to ask a question which some people may call rhetorical," Mast said, promising to yield his time to any of his colleagues who could answer.
24% : "I think you made your point.
21% : I would ask, can any of you provide me one name on that wall that does not justify killing Soleimani.
15% : It does not mean it does not have to be done.
12% : Mast then brought the conversation back to Soleimani, saying that he had just orchestrated the attack on the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad and that he had been working to attack American service members for years, arguing that the fact that he wasn't "pushing the button" at the time of the strike didn't mean that another attack was not imminent.
12% : You made your point," Engel said again.

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91% : "I am continuing Mr. Chairman," Mast replied.
85% : "I think it is probably always defies conventional wisdom to attack a machine gun nest.
82% : "You are out of order for reclaiming my time."
71% : You are out of order Mr. Mast.
70% : During a House hearing with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Mast used his time to drive home the point that Soleimani had been responsible for the deaths of multiple American service members.
70% : " he continued.
68% : "I will not yield back my time," Mast shot back.
66% : After a long pause, House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Eliot Engel said, "The gentleman may continue.
63% : "You want to ask, is it wise?
62% : "You are out of order.
60% : "I got 2 minutes remaining, I will sit here and wait for somebody to provide me with the name on that wall that did not justify the killing of Soleimani."
59% : You want to ask is it imminent?
59% : "If you walk out this hallway and you take a right and another right and another right, you are going to come to several beautiful walls that have the names of our fallen service members on the War on Terror.
51% : Mark Esper Defends Strike On Soleimani, Says It's Better Than Having 'Flag-Draped Coffins
51% : Mast, who was an Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) tech, lost both of his legs in Afghanistan while on a mission with the 75th Ranger Regiment in September of 2010.
48% : (RELATED:
47% : Come Home') Mast began his statement by conceding that, at the end of the day, the decision to authorize the strike was a choice and compared it to a decision on the battlefield to take out a machine gun nest.
46% : I got 2 minutes and 30 seconds, I will be more than happy to sit here and wait.
43% : You are out of order," Engel pressed.
42% : Just because this machine gun nest may take a moment to reload, that does not mean it is not an imminent threat."
40% : Florida Republican Rep. Brian Mast took the House floor Tuesday and demanded the name of one fallen service member whose death did not justify the strike on Iranian General Qasem Soleimani.
37% : Yes, it is a choice to take it out, all day long," Mast said.
37% : (RELATED: Congressman And Former Vet Shames NFL Players, Says Trump Is 'Spot
36% : "This is something I have specifically experienced with.
30% : Somebody provide me the name on the wall that does not justice his killing."
29% : On') "Thank you Mr. Mast, you made your point," Engel said.
29% : "I have a minute and 45 seconds remaining of which I would like to wait for somebody to provide me with the name.
29% : After a brief pause, Mast was recognized again and he said, "I know that there was not one name offered that did not justify the killing of Soleimani."
26% : "Mr. Chairman, I have not yielded back my time," Mast insisted.
24% : "It is not really a choice when you consider that you leave that there and walk around it and ignore it that somebody is going to come across that nest eventually and they're going to get shot at."
24% : "I want to ask a question which some people may call rhetorical," Mast said, promising to yield his time to any of his colleagues who could answer.
24% : "I think you made your point.
21% : I would ask, can any of you provide me one name on that wall that does not justify killing Soleimani.
15% : It does not mean it does not have to be done.
12% : Mast then brought the conversation back to Soleimani, saying that he had just orchestrated the attack on the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad and that he had been working to attack American service members for years, arguing that the fact that he wasn't "pushing the button" at the time of the strike didn't mean that another attack was not imminent.
12% : You made your point," Engel said again.

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