WATCH: Meet Hung Cao, the Navy fight veteran working for Congress

Retired Navy captain and Home candidate Hung Cao served in U.S. particular operations for over 25 years.

Now, he says he is able to carry the combat to Washington, D.C.

Cao is working for the hotly contested Virginia’s tenth Congressional District seat, and he mentioned it was President Joe Biden’s and the Democrats’ failures on the world stage that pushed him to run, in accordance with a Thursday interview.


“I left Kabul in January of 2021, and it was fairly secure,” Cao mentioned. “Six months later, we watched Kabul fall, and that was similar to watching Vietnam fall.”

“Now watching Ukraine, that was simply the tip of the iceberg,” he mentioned.

The fight veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan expanded on Biden’s failure to steer in a current marketing campaign advert.

“I’ll Congress to place a cease to this insanity,” he mentioned within the marketing campaign spot. “Biden is unfit to be commander in chief.”

The advert begins with a shot of a helicopter escaping the U.S. Embassy in Saigon and the story of how Cao and his household escaped Vietnam.

“Defending America is the best honor of my life,” he tells voters within the advert. “However now, I’ve 5 shut mates being kicked out of the Navy due to Biden’s vaccine mandate.”

(Picture courtesy of Cao for Congress)

“These are particular forces and SEAL Crew Six operators, the most effective and the hardest,” he mentioned.

These are the soldiers who do the work that the majority cannot and will not do, in accordance with the advert.

“Joe Biden’s woke authorities is kicking them out, discarding them like trash,” Cao mentioned. “This isn’t how America treats our heroes. I cannot stand for it.”

The race for Virginia’s tenth District sees a large Republican discipline.

Many in search of the GOP nomination have sought to make the election about state training and the perceived menace of leftist encroachment on college students’ training.

Cao admitted the subject is necessary however mentioned it’s a part of a battle that should be fought on the state and native degree.

“You carry this as much as the federal degree, they’ll muck all of it up,” he informed WMAL. “You need to maintain this on the state and native degree.”

In the case of the instructing of intersecting essential elements of society like race with training, Cao, a refugee and immigrant, mentioned there’s one lesson that should at all times be famous.


“America supplies the ladder of alternative, however you need to climb up your self,” he mentioned.