Green Beret vet launches PAC to help elect more conservative veterans to Congress

"It is no coincidence that we are launching on Memorial Day, less than a year after we witnessed the Biden administration's failed leadership contribute to the loss of American lives in Afghanistan," said ex-GOP House candidate Jason Bacon, a Green Beret veteran.

Updated: May 30, 2022 - 12:13pm

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Former Republican congressional candidate Jason Bacon, a Green Beret veteran, announced the launch of the Green Beret PAC on Memorial Day to support conservative veterans of the U.S. Army Special Forces running for Congress in the November midterm elections.

So far, the PAC has endorsed 11 candidates.

According to its official website, the PAC will serve as "an independent expenditure arm for campaigns" and a "force multiplier to assist campaigns in reaching voters through paid voter contact."

Bacon explained why he chose to launch the PAC on Memorial Day.

"It is no coincidence that we are launching on Memorial Day, less than a year after we witnessed the Biden administration's failed leadership contribute to the loss of American lives in Afghanistan," Bacon said in a press release on Monday, according to Fox News.

"It is imperative that we elect real leaders to Congress with the knowledge and experience to prevent this kind of travesty," he said.