Former Navy SEALs are speaking out after President Barack Obama referred to recent events in the Middle East, including the deaths of two former Navy SEALs, as “bumps in the road.”

Tyrone S. Woods and Glen A. Doherty were providing security at the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya when it was attacked on 9/11.

Former SEAL and current Montana State Senator Ryan Zinke issued the following statement:

“The President refuses to admit that his policy of appeasement and apology has failed. The murder of our Ambassador and two former Navy SEALs is more than a “bump in the road,” it is a global catastrophe where America is seen as being weak and vulnerable by our enemies.”