GOP Senator ‘Alarmed’ Pentagon Canceled A Drag Queen Event For Kids

  • Sen. Steve Daines, R-Mont., pressed the Pentagon on why a “Drag Story Time” was held for children at the Malmstrom Air Force base, but a similar event at a Nevada military site was canceled after reported “pressure from Defense Department leadership.”
  • Daines expressed his concern over the drag story time at the Montana base library in a March letter to Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin. In an April 18 response, the Pentagon said ‘the Department of the Air Force leadership values an inclusive and supportive environment to enable Service members to focus on mission and being part of a high performing team.'”
  • In a follow-up letter Tuesday, Daines told Austin he felt that “there was no indication in your department’s letter that the Pentagon disapproves of such activity.”
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