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Decorated Veteran Says Not Clapping for Trump Is Not Treason

“We don’t live in a dictatorship or a monarchy. I swore an oath—in the military and in the Senate—to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States, not to mindlessly cater to the whims of Cadet Bone Spurs and clap when he demands I clap.”

— Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), on Twitter, in response to President Trump’s suggestion that not applauding at the State of the Union was treasonous.

News & Comment

Sen. Duckworth To Donald : ‘I Will Not be Lectured about What Our Military Needs by a Five-Deferment Draft Dodger’

In the Senate debate over the shutdown today, Illinois Democratic Sen. Tammy Duckworth ripped into Donald Trump over his attempts to blame Democrats for the effects of the shutdown on military personnel:

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