ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – An Illinois senator calls President Donald Trump “Cadet Bone Spurs” in response to his comments that Democrats are “treasonous” for not applauding at his State of the Union address last week.

“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’s tweet reads.

Duckworth was taking a dig at the president for his five draft deferments during the Vietnam War – one because of bone spurs.

Duckworth is a retired lieutenant colonel who served 23 years in the Illinois Army National Guard. She lost her legs and shattered her right arm when her Black Hawk helicopter was shot down in Iraq in 2004.

Duckworth will soon make history as the first U.S. senator to have a baby while serving in the chamber.

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Comments (2)
  1. Another falsity started by CNN

    (CNN)-“President Donald Trump wasn’t — and, apparently, still isn’t — happy that Democrats in Congress didn’t stand to applaud him in his State of the Union address last week.”

    Trump’s Comment
    “They were like death and un-American. Un-American. Somebody said, ‘treasonous.’ I mean, Yeah, I guess why not? Can we call that treason? Why not? I mean they certainly didn’t seem to love our country that much.”

    He wasn’t talking about them applauding him. He was reacting to the fact that they did not support the undeniable positive things that a have occurred since the election. Acting like a bunch of spoiled rotten babies who did not get their way.

    Duckworth being an honored veteran doesn’t mean she has all the facts.

    At least it appears that way if you read the article. CNN made the ASSumption that it was all about Trump for Trump when it was

  2. Trump for Trump when it was Trump all about the accomplishments of America since the election.

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