Navy Secretary says US will need to decide between arming Ukraine or arming its own military

Navy Secretary Carlos Del Toro triggered outrage from Biden groupies on Wednesday by admitting a little-known fact about the administration’s military readiness.

The little-known fact was that the Biden administration is shipping so many weapons to Ukraine that it may soon not have enough weapons left to arm its own military units.

Del Toro made the admission when, while speaking at the Surface Navy Association conference in Arlington, Virginia, he was asked by a reporter for his thoughts on something Adm. Daryl Caudle, the commander of U.S. Fleet Forces Command, had said earlier during the same conference, according to Defense One.

The reporter specifically noted that Caudle was worried that “the Navy might get to the point where it has to make the decision whether it needs to arm itself or arm Ukraine.”

Based on this, the reporter then asked, “Has the Navy gotten to that point yet?”

Del Toro replied by warning that if things continue the way they have been, the U.S. may reach that point within as little as six months.

“With regards to deliveries of weapons systems for the fight in Ukraine, yeah, that’s always a concern for us. And we monitor that very, very closely. I wouldn’t say we’re quite there yet, but if the conflict does go on for another six months, for another year, it certainly continues to stress the supply chain in ways that are challenging,” he said.

The remarks triggered immediate outrage, with leftists rushing in to demand he resign for criticizing the apparently infallible Biden administration.

Look (*Liberal profanity warning):

For some inexplicable reason, the same rage wasn’t directed at Caudle, who technically started it with his original complaints.

Speaking at the conference a bit earlier than Del Toro, he said that the defense industry’s inability to deliver enough weapons “is not only forcing him to ‘rob Peter to pay Paul’ in order to completely arm U.S. carrier strike groups, but that it is a factor in how much aid to send to Ukraine,” as reported by Military.com.

“I am not forgiving of the fact they’re not delivering the ordnance we need,” he said.

As for Del Toro, he eventually responded to the backlash by posting an ostensible clarification to Twitter.

Look:

However, the clarification itself was ratioed by more leftists shrieking in rage.

“These comments neither clarify nor justify your statements. Resign,” one such critic pithily tweeted.

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