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Daines Leads Bill to Ban DOD from Funding, Hosting Drag Queen Performances

Calls Administration’s Explanation “Inadequate,” Asks for Further Clarification U.S. SENATE— U.S. Senator Steve Daines today led a group of his Republican colleagues in introducing a bill to stop the Department of Defense (DOD) from using taxpayer funds or taxpayer-funded facilities from hosting drag queen performances. The bill follows recent reports that Malmstrom Air Force Base in Great Falls, Montana, hosted a “Drag Story Time” targeted at children at the base library. In addition, Daines sent another letter to Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin asking for further clarification regarding the situation at Malmstrom. “Our military’s mission is clear: to provide the military forces needed

Daines Blasts DOD Woke Agenda at Military Bases

U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Steve Daines today issued the following statement about the 2021 “Drag Story Time” hosted at Malmstrom Air Force Base in Great Falls, Montana. “The news of Malmstrom Air Force Base hosting a drag queen story hour for children is infuriating. The mission of the Department of Defense is to ‘provide the military forces needed to deter war and ensure our nation’s security.’ It is impossible to see how this event at Malmstrom helps the military fulfill its mission rather than a woke agenda. In fact, this and events like it at our military bases around the country and