Senator Tammy Duckworth, who once reportedly refused an interview with Tucker Carlson over the removal of statues of American founding fathers, called President Trump a “coward-in-chief.”
Duckworth (D-IL) made her comments during a speech at the virtual Democratic National Convention (DNC) Thursday evening herunterladen.
The Democrat congresswoman said military members “have a coward-in-chief who won’t stand up to Vladimir Putin, read his daily intelligence briefings, or even publicly admonish adversaries for reportedly putting bounties on our troops’ heads.”
By contrast, presidential nominee Joe Biden, she said, “would never pervert our military to stroke his own ego … or threaten them against Americans peacefully exercising their constitutional rights.”
Sen herunterladen. Tammy Duckworth, an Iraq War veteran, says Joe Biden is the “kind of leader our service members deserve.” Instead, “they have a coward in chief, who won’t stand up to Vladimir Putin.” #DemConvention https://t.co/FEkGGBoFoz pic.twitter.com/69OUvr3Mc4
— CNN (@CNN) August 21, 2020
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“Unlike Trump, Joe Biden has common decency … Donald Trump doesn’t deserve to call himself commander-in-chief for another four minutes — let alone another four years,” she contended herunterladen.
Tucker Carlson not only doubles down on his claim that Tammy Duckworth hates America, he also calls her a “coward,” a “fraud,” and a “moron” while questioning whether she should be described as a “hero” pic.twitter.com/XCF5sekcK3
— Justin Baragona (@justinbaragona) July 8, 2020
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Her service and sacrifice to this country can never be questioned.
But that doesn’t mean she’s immune to criticism. And lying about ‘peaceful protesters’ is certainly worthy of criticism herunterladen.
Fox News anchor Tucker Carlson used those comments to suggest Democrat politicians like Duckworth actually hate America herunterladen.
“It’s long been considered out-of-bounds to question a person’s patriotism. It’s a very strong charge, and we try not ever to make it,” Carlson told viewers. “But in the face of all of this, the conclusion can’t be avoided — these people actually hate America. There’s no longer a question about that.”
He added that it’s odd to see those who hate this country seek control of it.
“Can you really lead a country that you hate?” he asked.
After stirring up controversy because, in the media’s view you can never question the patriotism of someone like Duckworth or the late John McCain, Carlson invited her on the show to debate.
“We wanted to have an exchange like that with Tammy Duckworth tonight. So we called her office, and we invited her on the show,” he explained. “Her flack informed us that before even considering our request, we must first issue a public apology for criticizing Tammy Duckworth.”
Duckworth “is a sitting United States Senator, who is often described as a hero,” Carlson concluded. “Yet Duckworth is too afraid to defend her own statements on a cable TV show. What a coward.”
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