Navy SEAL Smackdown? Jesse Ventura Denies Sniper’s Story
One of the biggest non-election items on The Blaze last week featured former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle’s story about decking another former SEAL, Jesse Ventura, in a one-punch bar fight. According to Kyle, Ventura was bashing the SEALs and the military during a funeral gathering.
The video in the story went viral and has also prompted a response from the alleged victim, Jesse Ventura. On Sunday night (and reportedly from his home in Mexico), the former Minnesota governor took to Facebook and posted his “official” response to the Kyle’s story. In short, he’s calling it false.
“The event this man spoke of never happened,” he wrote. He went on to call it a “lie:”
The full text of Ventura’s response as shown above is here:
Jesse Ventura’s official response to Mr Kyle’s accusations.
The event this man spoke of never happened. I have been to Mc P’s many times since leaving the Navy. I was never there alone. I was always accompanied by other people. If this happened 6 years ago, someone would have known of it before now. Certainly in the UDT/SEAL community it would have been known. This has to be news to all of us.
I have always opposed the war in Iraq but I have never spoken or wished any ill will towards the soldiers. My heart aches that soldiers have died or been wounded because this war should never have taken place. I am perplexed over the agenda this man has and why a fellow Navy Seal would tell a lie about an event that never happened. Clearly between this story and the previous week’s story about supposedly getting pulled over for tailgaiting in CA that was also a lie, someone is out to destroy my credibility. I find it very interesting that both these stories are being spread by Fox news and it’s affiliates. As a Navy veteran you realize you can’t believe every sea story you hear. Let me finish by stating both of the recent two national stories about me are completely untrue lies, neither event ever happened.
We are curious. Do you believe Jesse Ventura or Chris Kyle?
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