In an interview with WMUR today, Foley admitted that everything reported on yesterday – his theft, lies, forgery, disbarment and less than honorable discharge – were all true. The only thing he said that wasn’t true was that he claimed he was a drug abuser. He wasn’t really. He used that to get compassion from the courts. Unfortunately Foley (NH Senate candidate in District 19 for Hampstead, Derry and Windham) is continuing his egregious lies about his military service.
In the interview with James Pindell, Foley claims that he re-enlisted at some point (doesn’t say when) and “has been inactive in service since 1998“. Yet he has no proof. He cannot prove that he was promoted to Colonel (he uses the title of Colonel sometimes and always in his equestrian endeavors). The man admitted everything in the document produced yesterday is true yet still lied to Pindell’s face about his military service.
When asked by an actual Marine Veteran and State Representative Al Baldasaro about his military records, Foley said he could not produce them. Not only that but Foley can’t be found in any military databases; including the main database in Washington D.C. His response was that he didn’t understand why. It’s pretty clear why his military records can’t be found. It’s because they don’t exist other than his entrance into Officers Candidate School. And of course his less than honorable discharge within a short time afterwards.
Foley has lied for years about his military service, claiming to be in the Gulf War and Afghanistan. Did he lie in his Father’s Obituary? His Father, who was actually a Lt. Colonel:
Foley often stated that his proudest accomplishment was the success of his five children- John W Foley III of Redding CT and Bristol England-a successful international businessman; Jessie B Foley of Edmonton Alberta Canada-Superintendent of the Edmonton Catholic School District; Joanne Greene of Jacksonville FL- a principal and senior manager in a chain of women’s clothing stores: Jeremy N Foley, Gainesville- the Athletic Director at the University of Florida and Lt Colonel James L Foley USMC-highly decorated veteran who served in both Persian Gulf Wars and in Afghanistan [emphasis added]
There is no way in Hell Jim Foley is (or recently was) in the military. It’s hard to keep track of his lies. They are profuse. After being less than honorably discharged (barely out of Officers Candidate School), does anyone believe the military would take him back? The guy’s entire life is a lie and he is still lying about his military service. This is beyond egregious to the men and women who do and have actually served our country honorably. Foley needs some serious mental help. He is a disturbed individual. Foley needs to drop out of the District 19 race and every single Republican, Veteran and Military member need to demand he take this action immediately.