Gen. Vallely assembles a group from CIA and DOD to advise Presidential hopefuls on National Security

Major General Paul E. Vallely, U.S. Army (ret), StandupAmerica
Major General Paul E. Vallely, U.S. Army (ret), StandupAmerica

A group of retired military, CIA and Defense Department officials hopes to advise presidential candidates on national security, the group’s chairman, Maj. Gen. Paul Vallely, tells Newsmax TV.

The Legacy National Security Advisory Group is making itself available to candidates “because they’re very lacking in depth on national security issues,” Vallely told “Newsmax Prime” host J.D. Hayworth on Wednesday.

“This traces back to when I tried to help the Romney campaign after the first debate and we told him, make sure you take on Benghazi and national security, and they wouldn’t listen. And you saw what happened there,” Vallely said.

“So, 12 of us retired CIA operators, senior military, we’ve got some senior Defense Department officials, and we’re on standby to bring in the best team ever, hasn’t been done before, to help all of these presidential candidates to be ready to take on these national security issues.”

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