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Tammy Duckworth takes aim at Tucker Carlson and Trump campaign

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Illinois Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D), who is a possible vice-presidential candidate, sharply criticized Fox News host Tucker Carlson and President Donald Trump’s campaign in a New York Times op-ed.

“Donald Trump and Tucker Carlson should know that attacks from self-serving, insecure men who can’t tell the difference between true patriotism and hateful nationalism will never diminish my love for this country — or my willingness to sacrifice for it so they don’t have to. These titanium legs don’t buckle,” wrote Duckworth.

The op-ed comes after both Carlson and President Trump took issue with Duckworth calling for a national dialogue on potentially removing statues of George Washington. Carlson said Duckworth must hate America while the Trump campaign issued a statement accusing her of using her military service to deflect from her support for the left-wing campaign to villainize America’s founding.

“We have every right to fight to preserve our nation, and our heritage and our culture,” Carlson said. “And when vandals like Tammy Duckworth and Ilhan Omar tell us that we’re not allowed to question their patriotism, even as they scream about how horrible America is, we have every right to laugh in their faces.”

Duckworth is a double amputee and Iraq War veteran. She wrote that she doesn’t want George Washington’s statue pulled down any more than she wants the Purple Heart that he established ripped from her chest.

“But while I would risk my own safety to protect a statue of his from harm, I’ll fight to my last breath to defend every American’s freedom to have his or her own opinion about Washington’s flawed history,” she wrote.  

The Illinois senator went on to say that it’s better for Trump’s campaign to distract Americans which questioning her patriotism instead of keeping them focused on the more than 130,000 Americans killed by the coronavirus.  

“It’s better for his campaign to distract Americans with whether a combat veteran is sufficiently patriotic than for people to recall that this failed commander in chief has still apparently done nothing about reports of Russia putting bounties on the heads of American troops in Afghanistan.”

Several on the left have been pushing for Democratic nominee Joe Biden to select Duckworth as his running mate saying she’s a female minority that also brings military experience to the ticket. Biden is set to announce his running mate next month.

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    Demonangel July 10, 2020

    Just what we needed. Another pro-commie, America basher. And a vet yet! Just the kind of creep Biden needs to run with him. Too bad she doesn’t have a leg to stand on. Just sayin’.

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    Pollky July 10, 2020

    Well another fool spouting hatred.Ugly too

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    Trish July 10, 2020

    Well isn’t this the pot calling the kettle black, two bimbos who couldn’t find their ass from a hole in the ground. And is the bimbo buckyworth anyways a nobody never heard of her senator, who or what is she palsy Walsh with tipsy piilosi her new best friend I didn’t know ya had any pillows. Bitch bucyworth President Trump didn’t kill anyone it was the Communist Chinese who released this Wuhan Virus on the world you need to get your facts straight bit*h. You may be a veteran but do you really understand what the demonrats have turned into I really don’t think you get it. And FYI my family was in the military and they would be turning in their graves if they new that the demonrat party was against the Constitution of the United States and freedom of speech and religion for All Americans. All lives matter ms buchworthy whether you like those facts or NOT!,!

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    tymtrvlr July 11, 2020

    I wouldn’t laugh in her face, I would let my dog barf in her ugly puss. I suppose I would laugh then. It amazes me how all these useless leftists spew their tripe when they know that one way or another their time is almost up. God is watching!

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    Donald Cook July 11, 2020

    Please act like a Duck, Go under water, but don’t re-service..That would be one Duck, worth drowning.

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