Skip to comments.Dem Who Lied About Vietnam Service Calls for Extreme Vetting of Gorsuch
Posted on 02/08/2017 1:20:10 PM PST by ProudDeplorable
A Democratic senator who lied about his military service for decades is now calling on his colleagues to thoroughly vet the background of President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee.
Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D., Conn.), a member of the Senate committee that handles legal confirmation hearings, said that Appellate Court Judge Neil Gorsuch will face tough questions about his background. He said the Colorado-based judge will have "every aspect of his background" investigated by Democratic committee members before his nomination to the nation's highest court moves forward.
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He is a dem. If his mouth is moving especially about military service you know he is lying.
I would love to see Trump put out a tweet about Blumenthal being the classic hypocrite for his stance on this “vetting”.
The only thing these Democrats know how to do is destroy people. Nothing ever seems to stick to them.
From the attached:
“When the scandal first broke, Blumenthal spoke to veterans at a VFW hall in West Hartford, where he called his lie absolutely unintentional. On a few occasions, I have misspoken about my service, and I regret that, and I take full responsibility. But I will not allow [applause], I will not allow anyone to take a few misplaced words and impugn my record of service to our country.
He meant to say, he explains, that he served during Vietnam instead of in Vietnam.
First, one does not merely misspeak about military service much less on a few occasions. There are few more vivid experiences in life than military service. One knows exactly what one did and what one did not do. It is not like confusing which bar one went to on some hazy night. To misspeak about military service, pointedly and more than once, is to lie.
Second, what does Richard Blumenthal mean by taking full responsibility? Is there accountability? Is there any actual responsibility? Evidently not. Truly taking full responsibility would mean dropping out of the race and apologizing to the Vietnam veterans who did actually serve in Vietnam. Blumenthal doesnt mean he takes responsibility; he means I mouth the words full responsibility because that is what veterans and potential voters like to hear.
Third, really? Youre belligerent? A few misplaced words? Is that taking full responsibility? And now the issue is Blumenthals record of service? An actual Vietnam veteran doesnt get belligerent about his record of service. An actual Vietnam veteran, like Silver Star recipient Larry Rupp, is typically modest, self-effacing, and capable of getting choked up about having had to kill another human being. One of my dearest friends is a Marine veteran who served in, not during, Vietnam, and would never mistake the difference. My friend had to kill, and it disturbs him deeply to this day, and never once has he used the phrase record of service, and never once has he referred to his service for personal gain.”
DICK Blumenthal is the worst.
How does one misspeak about military service on a few occasions? Bull Effing Shiite!!!!!!!!!!!
Whenever I see this POS speak..., I wonder if he is a lizard alien posing as a human! He literally drips slime!
Another lying leftist shit-for-brains Connecticut Democrat. What else would you expect from them?
At one time Connecticut produced real patriots, say about 1770’s thru WW2 and at the Navy yards/shipyards. Today they produce leftist lunatics in politics.
This has got to change ASAP.
It’s OK for dems to mis-remember. Criminal if you’re not dem.
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