VoteVets Says Romney's Record Doesn't Meet His Rhetoric, As Presidential Candidate Prepares to Address VFW

 ·, Press Release

RENO, NV - As Mitt Romney prepares to address the Veterans of Foreign Wars on Tuesday, the largest progressive group of veterans in America, with over 220,000 supporters, is saying Romney's record doesn't meet his rhetoric.

"Behind all the rhetoric is one simple fact:  Mitt Romney has said he supports cutting funding for veterans, and supports virtually every veteran paying a higher tax rate than he does," said Jon Soltz, Iraq War Veteran and Chairman of  "Mitt Romney can say all the right words, but the fact is, if he is President, he has already made clear that the promise to American veterans will be broken, and broken badly."

Indeed, behind Mitt Romney's rhetoric are disturbing policies he supports:




Founded in 2006,  and backed by over 220,000 supporters, the mission of is to use public issue campaigns and direct outreach to lawmakers to ensure that troops abroad have what they need to complete their missions, and receive the care they deserve when they get home. also recognizes veterans as a vital part of the fabric of our country and will work to protect veterans' interests in their day-to-day lives. is committed to the destruction of terror networks around the world - with force when necessary - to protect America.  While non-partisan, the group is the largest progressive organization of veterans in America.




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