When it comes to the takedown of global terrorists like Osama bin Laden and Abu Musab Al-Zarqawi, there's two Montanans who deserve our respect: Rob O'Neill and Nada Bakos. Rob O'Neill is the Navy SEAL from Butte, Montana who killed OBL. Nada Bakos is the CIA veteran from Denton, Montana who was the chief targeter going after Zarqawi.

Politically, I think Rob and I see more eye to eye on issues, while Nada is certainly more to the Left than both of us. But either way, I don't have to agree with you politically to respect your service. As a veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan myself, I got to serve with incredible Americans of all backgrounds and political beliefs.

I've gotten the chance to interview both Rob and Nada over the years on the radio. I reached out to both of them recently. Given the 10 year anniversary of the Boston Marathon terror attack, I thought it would be interesting to share the story about how Rob helped consult for the Boston Police Department as the search for the bomber was underway.

I also reached out to Nada Bakos to see if she would be interested in commenting publicly on the Hunter Biden laptop, and the now notorious letter that was sent by over 50 national security and intelligence community veterans. In the letter, that we now know was spearheaded by Biden campaign operative and current Secretary of State Antony Blinken, the authors claimed that the Hunter Biden laptop story was Russian disinformation.

Last month, Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH), the Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, and Rep. Michael Turner (R-OH), the Chairman of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence co-authored a letter to Bakos seeking information on the letter which has been proven to contain false claims.

In the letter the chairmen wrote:

The Judiciary Committee made a prior request to you for documents and information about the public statement you signed in October 2020 that falsely implied the New York Post’s reporting about Hunter Biden was the product of Russian disinformation. This request, to include a request for a transcribed interview before the Committees, remains outstanding. These documents and your testimony are necessary to further our oversight.

It would be interesting to hear Bakos' take.

By the way, I got to meet the guy who helped find the Hunter Biden laptop. As I always say, there's a Montana connection everywhere. Here's a link to my conversations with Richard Miniter.

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