Former Minnesota governor and possible 2012 presidential candidate Tim
Pawlenty not only supports "don't ask, don't tell," he thinks the repeal process
should not be funded.
Pawlenty, a Republican, was speaking Monday at a forum at an Iowa Christian high school. The event was sponsored by the Family Leader, an antigay Iowa group.
"We have to pay great deference to those combat units," Pawlenty said, insisting that many top military leaders do not support the repeal of DADT. When asked whether funds for repeal implementation should be rescinded, Pawlenty said, "That would be a reasonable step, as well."
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