State of Pennsylvania Archives: on Foreign Policy
Don't base foreign policy on political correctness
Our nation faces critical challenges. The key to rising to the challenges before us is to focus on priorities that will keep our families safe and that will put the American Dream back on track:
Source: 2016 PA House campaign website BrianFitzpatrick.com
Nov 8, 2016
- Allow Military Leaders, not politicians, to develop
and implement our military strategy.
- Base foreign policy on facts and logic, not political correctness.
- Clearly define our enemies and execute strategies to defeat them, not appease them.
Strongly support American Exceptionalism
Q: Do you support or oppose. `Support American Exceptionalism`?
A: Strongly Support
Source: E-mail interview on 2016 PA Senate race with OnTheIssues
Nov 2, 2015
China is a threat by holding so much of our reserves
China was mentioned as a source of national security concern when the candidates were asked about the nature of the threats facing the US. Sestak replied "It is actually our economic security. China."
"They hold so much of our reserves. If they dumped
them on the stock market--imagine what would happen. Remember, it really is a strong economy that undergirds our military. That undergirds our education, that undergirds our health system," said Sestak.
His rival agreed with him on that one.
Source: Epoch Times coverage of 2010 PA Senate debate
Oct 23, 2010