November 29, 2018

Young Discusses Yemen, Border Security, Underpaid GI Bill Benefits on MSNBC’s Morning Joe

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) appeared on MSNBC’s Morning Joe today to discuss Yemen’s humanitarian crisis following yesterday’svote in the Senate andbriefing with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis. Senator Young voted to support Senate Joint Resolution 54 (S.J.Res.54) to direct the removal of U.S. armed forces from hostilities in the Republic of Yemen that have not been authorized by Congress.

“This is a national security interest. This is a humanitarian interest. We have to demand better behavior from the Saudis,” Senator Young said during the interview. 

Senator Young also discussed border security and underpaid GI Bill benefits at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). According to reports, student veterans across the country are experiencing delayed or incorrect GI Bill benefit payments. 

“We need to follow the law, the veterans need to receive every cent they have been promised pursuant to existing law, and we need to change the computer systems over there. I intend to play a very constructive role working with this administration to fix this problem and to ensure this is a top priority,” Senator Young said

Click here or the image below to view Senator Young’s full interview.