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Did Kamala Harris Say 'Our Military Are Soulless Cowards'?

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Published Sep 12, 2019

MANCHESTER, NH - SEPTEMBER 07:  Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) speaks during the New Hampshire Democratic Party Convention at the SNHU Arena on September 7, 2019 in Manchester, New Hampshire. Nineteen presidential candidates will be attending the New Hampshire Democratic Party convention for the state's first cattle call before the 2020 primaries.  (Photo by Scott Eisen/Getty Images) (Scott Eisen/Getty Images)
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U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris said "Our military are soulless cowards. Their budget must be cut."

In September 2019, the website Daily World Update published an article reporting that U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., referred to the military as "soulless cowards" and called for their budget to be cut:

Kamala:’Our Military Are Soulless Cowards. Their Budget Must Be Cut.’

Kamala Harris is back in the spotlight with more asinine promises. Just weeks after revealing her desire to “round up the trump supporters” if she were to win the presidency, she has now revealed yet another layer of democrat stupidity.

In a speech before her constituents in California, Harris spoke in derogatory terms about our outstanding military, ending with an appalling promise:

“We have become a nation of baby killers through our military. Our soldiers have become nothing more than a collection of evil sadistic monsters whose sole purpose of existence is to maim and slaughter.

This item was not a factual recounting of real-life events. The article originated with a website that describes its output as being humorous or satirical in nature:

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Daily World Update.  "Kamala: 'Our Military Are Soulless Cowards. Their Budget Must Be Cut.'"    11 September 2019.

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