Real-life American Heroes Ready and Willing to Serve in Congress
(LOS ANGELES , CA July 12, 2010) The Honorable Edwin Meese III former Attorney General under President Reagan has endorsed Combat Veterans For Congress PAC. Capt. Joseph R. John, USNR (Ret) Chairman of the Combat Veterans For Congress announced he received a phone call from General Meese who said he supports the Combat Veterans For Congress and their intent to rein in the out of control spending by the Pelosi Congress. In addition Attorney General Meese stated “These Combat Veterans For Congress have served us well on the battlefield. Now they are willing to serve as leaders of government to continue to deal with the nation’s challenges.”
The Honorable Mr. Meese, the 75th Attorney General of the United States, served in the U.S. Army, attaining the rank of Colonel in the U.S. Army Reserve. After a career in law in California, Attorney Meese joined California Governor Ronald Reagan’s staff in 1967, ultimately serving as his Chief of Staff in the Reagan Administration, Mr. Meese served as one of President Ronald Reagan’s principal advisors and ultimately as U.S. Attorney General of the United States.
Since his service as Attorney General, Mr. Meese has remained active in the service of our country, co-authoring the December 2006 final report of the Iraq Study Group. Attorney General Meese is Distinguished Visiting Fellow with the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, serves as Adjunct Fellow at the Discovery Institute, serves on the Board of Directors of the Junior States of America , and is on the Board of Directors for the Capital Research Center , a conservative think tank devoted to the research of non-profit groups.
About Combat Veterans For Congress: The Combat Veterans For Congress PAC, a Non Profit and Un-Affiliated PAC, was Co-Founded by Congressman Barry M. Goldwater Jr. (Ret), Reverge Anselmo (USMC), and Capt Joseph R. John, USNR (Ret) in August 2009. Connie Stevens is the entertainment industry's representative on the Board of Directors, has traveled extensively in support of Combat Veterans worldwide, and has traveled nationally to support individual Combat Veterans For Congress in their fundraising events.
MEDIA CONTACT: Capt Frank Drdek, USNR (Ret) 818-378-0344