Raging conspiracy theorist’s nomination to prime Pentagon job fizzles

We did not get the required documentation in time; some paperwork, which we usually get earlier than a listening to, did not arrive till yesterday,” Inhofe continued in a press release. “As I advised the President final evening, we’re merely out of time with the August recess coming, so it would not serve any helpful function to have a listening to at this level, and he agreed.”

The listening to apparently isn’t simply delayed, although, however dropped. Good.

Tata is a racist who claimed that former President Barack Obama was a “terrorist chief” who wished to “subvert U.S. nationwide pursuits to Islam.” He additionally described Obama as a “Manchurian Candidate.” 

His outrageous statements weren’t confined to Obama, although. Tata is also a conspiracy theorist who insisted that former CIA Director John Brennan was “a transparent and current hazard and a risk to this nation” who “is doing Putin’s bidding daily on Twitter.” Tata even insisted that Brennan had tried to order Trump’s assassination through coded tweet. 

Tata tried to save lots of his possibilities on the undersecretary for coverage job by apologizing, however come on. “Your file of offensive and inflammatory feedback disqualifies you from serving in your present place and the place for which you will have been nominated,” Senate Armed Providers Committee Democrats wrote him in a letter Monday. “Nobody with a file of repeated, repugnant statements like yours needs to be nominated to serve in a senior place of public belief on the Pentagon. Your views are wholly incompatible with the U.S. navy’s values.”

Every day Kos helped generate opposition to Tata’s nomination with a constituent email campaign to members of the Senate committee.