President Donald Trump while relitigating the adulation from his State of the Union speech, complained that Democrats who didn’t stand and applaud during his speech were “treasonous.”
“Can we call that treason? Why not?” Trump said. “They certainly didn’t seem to love our country very much.”
Tammy Duckworth, a military veteran who lost both legs in a helicopter accident in Iraq in 2004, struck back at Trump for thinking he has any grounds to determine what is “treasonous” or not, given his dismal track record serving this country.
We don’t live in a dictatorship or a monarchy. I swore an oath—in the military and in the Senate—to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States, not to mindlessly cater to the whims of Cadet Bone Spurs and clap when he demands I clap
Thankfully, there are better quotes from better Republican Presidents. Here’s one from Theodore Roosevelt—a Republican who earned the applause he received—that Trump might want to consider