March 26, 2022
“There’s an old trick in snowball fights – toss a snowball in the air, and while your opponent looks up toward the sky for a split second, you toss a line drive snowball right into their chest. The idea is simple: Distract your opponent and hit them at the moment they didn’t see it coming.
“Such is happening with the Chinese Communist Party as Russia wages an ongoing war in Ukraine…
“While the world looks to the U.S. for leadership, the U.S. vacated its leadership role on the global stage in the wake of the Afghanistan catastrophe. Weakness creates vacuums, and vacuums inspire tyrants to conquer others. Today there is no executive offset to Xi and Putin. The Biden administration needs to take the decisive, proactive steps against China now. Every lever that has been reactively pulled against Russia in the last four weeks needs to now be pulled proactively against China today. Failing to establish a meaningful deterrence against China will enable an invasion of Taiwan during the Biden administration…
“This week I authored a letter with Reps. Gallagher, R-Wis., Kim R-Calif., and Harshbarger, R-Tenn., urging President Biden to use all diplomatic and economic tools at his disposal to ensure that the Chinese Communist Party is not able to aid Russia’s war against Ukraine…
“Time is running out to establish a meaningful deterrence against China.
“President Biden: Don’t let America and Taiwan be the victim of a threat that you can deter.”
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Mike Garcia believes in a strong national defense and is a pro-business, pro-taxpayer, political outsider with nearly 20 years of service to this country as one of the first Super Hornet strike fighter pilots in the Navy. A first-generation American whose father immigrated to the US in 1959, Garcia is a highly decorated US Naval Officer and successful businessman. Born in Granada Hills, he has lived in the 27th District for nearly all of his life. Garcia lives in Santa Clarita with his wife and two sons. He was elected to Congress on May 12, 2020, winning a Special Election with 55% and becoming the first California Republican to flip a Democrat seat since 1998.
The new 27th District encompasses the cities of Santa Clarita, Palmdale, Lancaster and Granada Hills. The ethnic breakdown is 44.9% White, 10.6% Black, 9.5% Asian and 33.3% Hispanic.
To learn more about Mike and his campaign for Congress, visit ElectMikeGarcia.com.