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You -- 53 minutes after the hour now justice sergeant major Nadal Hasan who opened fire on dozens of soldiers at Fort Hood nearly four years ago.
Convicted of all 45 charges brought against it.
He now faces a possible death sentence that sentencing begins today.
But our next guest says this is only a small victory for the survivors he's calling for action from the White House.
Retired sergeant Howard -- was a hero on that day awarded for his actions he is credited with saving the lives of nine people.
He joins us now good morning to you.
In the morning.
-- order for error and an office on tape to get the death penalty it's gonna have to be a unanimous decision by all of the jurors but if he can be a martyr either way -- what are you looking for from the White House.
Well well certainly -- you'll be a martyr either way I mean terrorists you know once they get a victory.
They're happy and they've certainly don't care which way they get it they either get it.
With his immediate execution or fifty years in jail.
But I think right now what's important.
Is that government officials from the starting at the White House.
That to this the first -- classified as it is terrorism number one and number two make sure that all of our men and women.
That are suffering as -- -- and suffering as.
-- family members -- those that lost individuals that day that.
You know they get to compensation things that they deserve.
I mean it really is a slap in the face that we did you know -- with the department offensive call -- something other than.
What are truly is and -- terrorism.
Right is -- it so I he had and he he -- -- -- all lock bar in the starts slaughtering people yet somehow this is not.
Terrorism -- and folks are able to get their combat related disability benefits so how do you think.
This needs to change -- you know for this case and and for anything that could possibly happen in the future.
Well first of all I mean we really got to remove.
The ideals of political correctness I think that's one of the things that got us to where we are.
Today and certainly have -- there is enough evidence to to support that.
But you know -- it's important because if this ever does happen again.
Honestly that -- of future events do not need to wait.
Compensated and don't need to be were they waiting for years to -- -- and get the real -- It's.
-- sergeant thank you so much for your time today he just announced your run for Texas state House of Representatives and we wish you well on that journey for you.
-- thank you so much in -- I'd do that because I want to support.
These troops and make sure that I -- real falls in this situation again absolutely thank you so much for your time during -- Monday 56.
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