July 10, 2022

Rep. Ruben Gallego, a Democrat from Arizona and a former Marine, has had it with disgraced Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, the ex-National Security Advisor under the twice impeached one-term president. He is so done with Flynn after news broke that the US Army said that it wants to collect nearly $40,000 from Flynn, who the Department of Defense cited for failing to disclose financial payments and in-kind compensation, according to Business Insider.

"Just take his pension away and call it even. Traitors don't get pensions from the government they try to overthrow," Gallego tweeted.

Gallego means business. He's not f*cking around.

Gallego, a former Marine, sent a letter last November formally asking the Defense Department to revoke Flynn's pension, writing that he should be "stripped of any military benefits he receives due to his encouragement of and involvement in violent attempts to overturn our democratic process."

The Washington Post reported that the fine from the army is due to Flynn attending a 2015 Moscow gala to celebrate the anniversary of Russia Today, a Russian state news network. Flynn, of course, was seated next to the GOP's hero, Russian President Vladimir Putin, at the event. The optics look pretty bad.

Yeah, take his pension. He's a traitor to this country. We shouldn't reward bad behavior.

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