Gold Star father Mark Schmitz, whose son Marine Lance Corporal Jared Schmitz was killed in the terror attack at the airport in Kabul last week, slammed President Joe Biden during an interview on Monday for how the president handled himself during a meeting following his son’s death.
“First, I just wanted to say that Jared has exemplified so much that any man could ever strive for and made me so proud to watch him undertake this endeavor of going into the Marine Corp,” Schmitz said of his son. “He completed his boot camp. He went to Jordan, was excited about that. And was constantly looking to do more and was given that opportunity.”
Later, when asked about meeting the president and how the meeting went, Schmitz said that Biden focused more on his own son than he did Schmitz’s son.
“Well, initially, I wasn’t going to meet with him, but then I felt I owed it to my son to at least have