By: Thomas Phippen
Veterans may be the answer to Congress’s disfunction and inability to pass legislation, according to the founders of a new political action committee devoted to supporting more than 25 veteran candidates in the midterms.
With Honor, a new political action committee that launched Thursday, seeks to help the next generation of veterans enter politics and win seats in the House of Representatives.
Congress needs a new generation of principled, battle-tested leaders “who can actually change things” to serve in Congress, Rye Barcott, a veteran of the Marine Corps and co-founder of With Honor, told The Daily Caller News Foundation.
Congress, and much of the government, used to be dominated by military veterans of WWII, Vietnam and Korea, but those who served in Iraq and Afghanistan are having a harder time [...]