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    CLINTON, Ill. (CBS) — A few years ago, a photo op from the State of Illinois showed a giant prop check being held up for downstate veterans – made out in the amount of $100,000. But those veterans have not seen a dime. READ MORE: Video Shows Group On Divvy Bikes Attacking, Stealing Bike From...
    Organizers for the annual motorcycle ride through Washington, D.C., said the event will begin at RFK Stadium on Memorial Day weekend after the Defense Department denied the group's request to start at the Pentagon, citing coronavirus concerns. The Defense Department's rejection left AMVETS's plans for the ride in jeopardy, giving organizers only a matter of...
    EXCLUSIVE - Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., and more than 30 other Republican members of Congress pressued President Biden in a Tuesday letter to override the Pentagon's decision to block a veterans group from staging a Memorial Day motorcycle rally in the Pentagon parking lot."I would have hoped that President Biden would have more respect for a Memorial Day tradition, which raises awareness...
    Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., sent a letter to President Biden on Wednesday asking him to reverse the Pentagon's decision to block a veterans group from staging a Memorial Day motorcycle rally in the Pentagon parking lot. "If you look at the facts that BLM can get a riot permit in Washington, D.C., with COVID going...
    Under President Joe Biden’s leadership, the Pentagon has rejected a permit for the annual Rolling to Remember motorcycle ride that is held in Washington, DC, each Memorial Day to honor POW/MIA veterans. The event is organized by AMVETS, a veterans group, which submitted permit requests and petitions for the event to multiple federal agencies. According...
    Cameron Arcand, The Western Journal May 3, 2021 0 Comments Veterans and their advocates, including a Republican congressman, reacted with anger over the Biden administration’s decision to rescind a parking lot permit for a veterans group to host a popular Memorial Day event in Washington, D.C. AMVETS hosts the “Rolling to Remember” motorcycle rally...
    Veteran and Florida lawmaker Rep. Brian Mast is revved up after the Defense Department denied a permit to a veterans group planning to use the Pentagon parking lot as a jumping-off point for the annual “Rolling to Remember” ride in honor of fallen American service members. The event, which is put on by the...
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    Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., blasted the Biden administration for rescinding a permit for a 30-plus years Memorial Day tradition for veterans that has always been staged in the Pentagon parking lot. "Memorial Day traditions like Rolling to Remember have been granted permits by every administration, Democrat and Republican, for the past 30 years. The Biden Administration's decision to end this...
    The Department of Defense denied a parking permit to the American Veterans organization to use the Pentagon as a rallying point for the Memorial Day "Rolling to Remember" ride, ending a 32-year tradition. "It's very disappointing and for our members," said AmVets Executive Director Joe Chenelly. "There's been shock and deep disappointment expressed to us."...
    Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., accused the Biden administration of blocking the annual Rolling to Remember motorcycle rally, a 30-year-plus Memorial Day tradition for veterans that has always been staged in the Pentagon parking lot. "We are blessed beyond words to be citizens of the greatest country on Earth, and only live free thanks to the men...
    The country’s six largest veterans groups on Wednesday called for Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Robert WilkieRobert WilkieOvernight Defense: US sanctions NATO ally Turkey over Russian defense system | Veterans groups, top Democrats call for Wilkie's resignation | Gingrich, other Trump loyalists named to Pentagon board Hoyer calls on VA Secretary Wilkie to resign after watchdog...
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