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I Swore An Oath To The Constitution, Not ‘Cadet Bone Spurs’: Duckworth Hits Back At Trump

Democratic Sen. Tammy Duckworth (IL) on Monday fired back at Donald Trump after the president suggested Democrats who did not clap for him during the State of the Union may have committed “treason.”

During a speech in Cincinnati on Monday, Trump told the crowd Democrats “were like death and un-American” during his speech last week.

“They were like death and un-American. Un-American,” Trump claimed. “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.”

Duckworth, a retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel, didn’t hold back as she smacked down those remarks.

“We don’t live in a dictatorship or a monarchy,” the Illinois Senator tweeted. “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.”

And she was not done:


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