Senator Tammy Duckworth absolutely dragged President Trump on the Senate floor Saturday afternoon regarding his inability to keep the federal government operational, giving him a fantastic nickname -- and we all know he LOVES a good nickname. She called him a “five-deferment draft dodger” and "Cadet Bone Spurs". YES.
Get the popcorn ready, folks. Here is what she had to say:
“Does he even know that there are service members who are in harm’s way right now, watching him, looking for their commander in chief to show leadership, rather than [trying] to deflect blame? Or that his own Pentagon says that the short-term funding plans he seems intent on pushing is actually harmful to not just the military, but to our national security?
I spent my entire adult life looking out for the well-being, the training, the equipping of the troops for whom I was responsible. Sadly, this is something that the current occupant of the Oval Office does not seem to care to do — and I will not be lectured about what our military needs by a five-deferment draft dodger.
And I have a message for Cadet Bone Spurs: If you cared about our military, you'd stop baiting Kim Jong Un into a war that could put 85,000 American troops, and millions of innocent civilians, in danger."
This speech came during the first full day of the federal government shutdown after the GOP played hardball and refused to even consider any agreements on DACA, Dreamers and other reasonable immigration measures.
The GOP and Donald Trump have tried to blame the Democrats for the shutdown, to no avail. The White House even put out an insane video which stated that Democrats are "complicit" in crimes committed by illegal immigrants.
Let's see how Cadet Bone Spurs responds. We know he is really unhappy about missing his party at Mar-A-Lago tonight.