The guy that wants you, the American people, disarmed (especially minorities) is now working for the part of the government that’s responsible for blowing sh*t up and killing the enemies of the US government (which happen to be, according to him and his allies, any political opponents to Democrats and gun control). He also was a massive donor to Joe Biden in 2020. I mean, $100,000,000 alone spent in Florida. Hell, he even created his own data firm in 2019 to get the dems in power. Looks like he got something for his money and loyalty. Even worse, he is a fan of Chinese communism and his folks at Everytown have worked with the CCP as well. Even WORSE, mini-Mike can’t even keep his own news outlet from screwing up and causing foreign policy nightmares. From the Hill and the DoD:
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is expected to serve as chair of the Defense Department’s Defense Innovation Board.
Kirby added that Bloomberg will bring “a wealth of experience in technology innovation, business and government to the Defense Innovation Board.”
“His leadership will be critical to ensuring the department has access to the best and brightest minds in science, technology and innovation through the team of diverse experts that he will lead as chair of that board,” Kirby said.
“And obviously the secretary is very grateful that Mr. Bloomberg was willing to take this additional responsibility on and very grateful that he's willing to serve in that capacity,” he continued.
The Defense Innovation Board is an advisory board that was established in 2016 to provide the department with recommendations on emerging technologies and innovative approaches to development.
Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin has nominated Michael R. Bloomberg as the chair of the Defense Innovation Board. Bloomberg will be the first chair of the Defense Innovation Board appointed since the completion of Secretary of Defense Austin’s zero-based review of all DOD advisory boards and committees.
Bloomberg brings a wealth of experience to the Defense Innovation Board as an innovator in business, government, and philanthropy. He is an entrepreneur and leader, and as mayor of New York City, led the city’s resurgence after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and established New York City as a global technology hub. He is the Founder of Bloomberg L.P., a technology company that revolutionized the global financial services industry, leveraging technology to bring greater transparency and fairness to the financial system through the Bloomberg Terminal. Bloomberg is also the Founder of Bloomberg Philanthropies, one of the nation’s largest philanthropic organizations that utilizes a unique data-driven approach to global change. Bloomberg also serves as the United Nations Secretary-General's Special Envoy for Climate Ambition and Solutions, as well as the World Health Organization Ambassador for Noncommunicable Diseases and Injuries.
As the chair of the Defense Innovation Board, Bloomberg will lead a group of renowned-experts and leaders from across the nation’s innovation base who will provide strategic insights and recommendations on technology and innovation to addresses the Department’s highest national security priorities. Through the Under Secretary of Defense for Research & Engineering, the Defense Innovation Board provides the Secretary, Deputy Secretary, and other senior leaders independent advice and recommendations on how to accelerate innovation and compete in a technology-and-innovation-driven environment.
In accepting the nomination as chair, Bloomberg noted, “Innovation and adaptability are absolutely critical at any large organization, and there is no organization bigger or more complex than the Department of Defense. With rapid advances in technology happening alongside rapidly evolving threats to our national security and the safety of our service members, our largest government agency must also be our most forward-thinking. I’m honored to work with Secretary Austin, Deputy Secretary Hicks, other senior Defense Department leaders and innovators from government and business to help bring new ideas and outside perspective that can help protect Americans and our values, interests, and allies around the world.”
The Defense Innovation Board has been and will continue to be a valuable resource as the Department defends the nation, takes care of our people and succeeds through teamwork. The DoD leadership team looks forward to working with Michael Bloomberg in his new role as the Defense Innovation Board chair, as well as with the whole board as it begins its work.
Everytown For Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action now has their main man in the part of government that’s responsible for war and the ”Department’s highest national security priorities”. Remember, to Bloomberg and his group, 2A supporters are “gun extremists”. How comforting having him this role lol.