Rep. Burchett: People in Pentagon are ‘war pimps’

  • Burchett accused Democrats and Republicans of perpetuating the status quo
  • He lamented the lack of substantive action in Congress
  • "Old men make decisions, and young men die," Burchett said

(NewsNation) — Rep. Tim Burchett, R-Tenn., unleashed scathing criticism on what he termed the “uniparty,” accusing both Democrats and Republicans of perpetuating the status quo in Washington, D.C.

Burchett lamented the lack of substantive action in Congress, highlighting the practice of passing continued resolutions that maintain funding for what he described as “bad policies.” He emphasized the bipartisan nature of this phenomenon, in which Democrats vote like Republicans and vice versa, resulting in a gridlock that hinders progress.

“Old men make decisions, and young men die,” Burchett said, describing Pentagon officials as “war pimps” who are in the business of armed conflict.

Burchett questioned the priorities behind defense funding on what he referred to as “forever wars.” He criticized the current state of affairs, suggesting that conflicts often serve the interests of profit-driven entities within the military-industrial complex.

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