Gary Sinise, the man who played Lt. Dan in the blockbuster film “Forrest Gump,” is demanding that the White House explain its actions in trading five top level Taliban commanders for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.
Following the announcement on Wednesday that Bergdahl is being charged with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy, Sinise took to Twitter to suggest the Obama administration owes an explanation to not only the country, but to the families of the soldiers who died looking for Bergdahl.
Administration must explain, especially 2 families of those lost attempting 2 find him, the GITMO trade http://t.co/8SznjntflV
— Gary Sinise (@GarySinise) March 25, 2015
The beloved, Emmy Award-winning actor is a tireless advocate for veterans and with more than a half million followers on Twitter, his tweet generated plenty of responses — few of them favorable to “this lawless administration,” as one user stated.
Here is a sampling as seen on Twitter:
@GarySinise Good luck with this lawless administration.
— David Moss (@MossDavidG) March 25, 2015
.@GarySinise You and I both know that will never happen. Sadly, their sacrifice was to save a traitor.
— Goo T. Gwaba (@GooGwaba) March 25, 2015
@GarySinise: Admin wouldn’t piss on families of those lost attempting 2 find him if they were on fire, let alone explain /apologize
— NickStuart (@NickStuart) March 25, 2015
@GarySinise Unfortunately this administration doesn’ t think it has to explain anything they do
— Margaret Harrington (@62jerseygirl) March 25, 2015
@GarySinise Obama sent a sublimital message to the nation by inviting his parents to the WH.
— Crystal E Prebola (@CrystalPrebola) March 25, 2015
— Phyllis Cribb (@phyllis_mac) March 25, 2015
— #Bossy CPA (@colleencpa) March 25, 2015
— william j evans (@wjemusic) March 26, 2015
@GarySinise really wish you could be head of the VA. Then we’d have someone who truly cared. Thank you for all you do!
— Nimjaramah (@Nickarama1) March 26, 2015
— L A Howe (@chickasaw42) March 26, 2015
@GarySinise ….5 empty GITMO cells for on filled cell in Leavenworth, and lives lost, and to be lost. Obama is dangerously incompetent.
— IpsoPhakto (@Mcschweety) March 26, 2015
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