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Daily Beast: Military veterans serving in Congress accuse Pentagon of wasteful spending

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The few veterans serving in Congress have a unique ability to criticize the Pentagon without having to worry about accusations that they don’t support the military. That was on full display Thursday at a summit in Washington D.C. when reps Duncan Hunter (R-CA) and Adam Kinzinger (R-IL), both military veterans, squared off against Pentagon officials and accused the DOD of continuing to spend irresponsibly even as critical programs have been cancelled hurting military readiness.

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