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-- South Carolina has seven major military bases and thousands of people employed in the defense industry.
That you want to make major cuts in defense spending several hundred billion dollars in in coming years.
That inevitably would cost South Carolina jobs what do you say to people in this state who worry that your military plans would hurt the national security and cost South Carolina jobs.
I would say you're suggest that your your questions -- -- very confused.
About my position.
Overseas money that's what I -- -- -- -- -- military money.
I don't wanna cut defenseman I want to bring the troops home -- -- have more bases here at home.
We are closing them down in the 1990s and building them overseas that's how we got into trouble.
So we would save a lot more money and have a stronger national defense and that's what we sure do.
But to say that we would be weaker is absolutely wrong because.
-- -- and and another important thing you should consider.
Is the fact that the military's behind me more than the others I get twice as much money.
Military duties -- all the other candidates put together so they're saying that -- I'm on the right track they're sick and tired of those wars they're sick at heart of the nation building in the policing activity.
Which is saying that we would have less money for defense we actually have more money.
And if I may apply to go back to the international.
Financial thing I was -- to clear your -- calls for freezing defense spending at 2006 levels which is well -- You still don't -- I wasn't -- you don't.
And there's a difference between military spending in defense spending just like you spend militant who spend a billion dollars on embassy in Baghdad.
Bigger and then they then the Vatican you consider that the that's spending I consider that waves.
We're talking about you know -- the unemployed of course I should be privatized and I don't support it but I don't support cutting them off like that.
I accidentally this military spending like Eisenhower advises.
Watch out for the military industrial complex.
Defend this country we have -- have a strong national defense but we don't get strained by diluting our sales in.
900 bases a -- -- thirty countries.
-- the problem is that you need to understand that there's a difference.
Between just military spending and defense spending just spend money we don't understand this -- domestically.
If you spend more money domestically we know it's wrong what we're supposed to spend more money and that's conservative.
I've never quite understood this was must be conservatives spend -- --
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