Skip to comments.Blumenthal apologizes for misstatements on Vietnam
Posted on 05/24/2010 3:06:40 PM PDT by NormsRevenge
HARTFORD, Conn. Criticized for saying he "regrets" misstatements he made about his military service during the Vietnam War, Connecticut Senate candidate Richard Blumenthal is now apologizing.
On Monday and late the night before, the Democrat told various media outlets that he made mistakes and is sorry for them.
"I think he wants to put this behind him. He wants to start getting back to talking about the issues that matter most to the people of Connecticut and start talking about who is going to best represent the people of Connecticut in Washington," said Maura Downes, a campaign spokeswoman.
The state's commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S., Richard G. DiFederico, had issued a statement Friday demanding an apology from Blumenthal.
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Typical democrat! Apologize and the incident never happened!!
AP cannot shill harder for a f’ing LIE.
ROFL, now he apologizes just 3 days ago he was all huffy and puffy telling people he was not going to let a couple of words ruin his destruction of America with other DIMS.
It’s not an apology if he’s still trying to sell the lie that he didn’t lie.
He wants to correct his previous statement that he won a Medal of Honor-he now says he was only nominated for it.....
Well as long as he apologizes for getting caught in his lies, it should be okay. /s
I wouldn’t think anyone would want to put TRUST in him now, he violated all the trust of the veterans who DID fight.
LIES of this type are not forgivable.
Yes, getting caught can be such a b*tch.
I hope he has a long retirement, starting now, to contemplate his many lies.
Fake but accurate...
That might do for starters. Then he could finish by resigning and withdrawing from public office.
Anything short of...
“I apologize from the bottom of my heart for lying about my military service and for stealing the valor of genuine Vietnam combat veterans. I did so strictly for selfish political expediency, to get myself elected, and this was a totally unacceptable lapse in judgment on my part. I therefore resign my position as Connecticut’s Attorney General and withdraw my candidacy for the US Senate, both effective immediately.”
...is not accepted.
Too late liar...DECLINED
Did he apologize for pretending to be someone he is not? Did he express regret for stealing honor away from those who did serve?
Misstatements my foot. A lie is a lie, is a lie. Doesn’t he understand what a lie is?
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