Rep. Matt Gaetz Blasts Sen. Lindsey Graham for Supporting Joe Biden’s Bombing of Yemen | The Gateway Pundit

Rep. Matt Gaetz blasted Senator Lindsey Graham on Thursday for supporting Joe Biden’s bombing of Yemen.

Graham had posted on X, the social media platform previously often called Twitter, that he’s “very supportive of the Biden Administration’s decision to strike Houthi rebels who have been harassing international shipping and trying to attack Israeli and American interests.”

“It’s long past time to let Iran know that we will hold them accountable for the actions of their proxies – in this case, the Houthi rebels,” Graham’s put up continued. “The only language radical Islamic groups understand is force. I hope the Biden Administration understands that their deterrence policy has completely failed.”

Graham continued, “They must continue using military force in the face of aggression from Iran and their proxies.”

Rep. Gaetz shortly blasted the hawkish politician for supporting extra conflict.

“Breaking News: Lindsey Graham supports another war in the Middle East,” Gaetz wrote, quoting Graham.

Gaetz was not the one Republican condemning the navy strike.

“Only Congress has the power to declare war. I have to give credit to @RepRoKhanna here for sticking to his principles, as very few are willing to make this statement while their party is in the White House,” Rep. Thomas Massie wrote.

Massie was responding to progressive Rep. Ro Khanna, who had posted, “The President needs to come to Congress before launching a strike against the Houthis in Yemen and involving us in another middle east conflict. That is Article I of the Constitution. I will stand up for that regardless of whether a Democrat or Republican is in the White House.”

Rep. Mike Lee additionally posted that he agreed with Khanna.

“I totally agree with @RoKhanna,” Rep. Lee wrote. “The Constitution matters, regardless of party affiliation.”

Democrat lawmakers, together with Oregon Rep. Val Hoyle, Washington Rep. Pramila Jayapal, and Wisconsin Rep. Mark Pocan have additionally spoken out in opposition to the bombings.

The British and American militaries bombed over a dozen websites utilized by Houthis in Yemen on Thursday, in line with a report from the Associated Press.

“The U.S. Air Force’s Mideast command said it struck over 60 targets at 16 sites in Yemen, including ‘command-and-control nodes, munitions depots, launching systems, production facilities and air defense radar systems,’” the report acknowledged.

Joe Biden mentioned that the strikes had been meant to indicate that America and our allies “will not tolerate” assaults on the Crimson Sea.