Americans Appalled After Trump Viciously Attacks Marine Veteran, ‘An American Fraud!’
On Memorial Day, Donald Trump attacked Democratic Congressman and U.S. Marine reserve officer Conor Lamb in a tweet, endorsing his Republican opponent, while misspelling Lamb’s first and last name, insulting him as an “American fraud,” and falsely claiming he voted for Nancy Pelosi to be House Speaker in 2019.
Trump spent much of the previous Friday night posting his endorsements of Republican House and Senate candidates, and reprised that theme on Monday.
But in endorsing the GOP candidate for Pennsylvania’s 17th district — who is a former wounded Infantry officer — as an “American Hero,” the commander-in-chief couldn’t resist blaming another member of the armed forces who happens to be a Democrat.
Trump also baselessly claimed Lamb would somehow help to “kill” the Second Amendment and displayed his anger about Lamb’s two votes to impeach him last December.
Sean Parnell is an American Hero. Connor Lamm has proven to be an American fraud, and a puppet for Crazy Nancy Pelosi. He said he would NOT vote for her for Speaker, and did. Will kill 2A. Voted to impeach (on nothing). A TOTAL & COMPLETE Sean Parnell Endorsement! https://t.co/v1OnY0MI8m
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 25, 2020
Lamb won a special House election in Pennsylvania’s 18th district in 2018. He chose to run in the 17th district in the 2018 mid-term elections after redistricting affected his hometown. He won again, but in both instances, Lamb pledged not to vote for Pelosi as Speaker if his party regained the majority. A promise that, contrary to Trump’s false claims, Lamb fulfilled in early 2019, when he was one of 15 Democrats to voted someone else to head the Democratic House caucus.
People on Twitter were sickened:
YOU are the American fraud. Take your 5 deferments for Bone Spurs and shove em up your ass.
This fat fuck sits on his ass talking abt someone else's service – on Memorial Day – bc he was too chickenshit to serve himself.
But, no one respects the Troops more than you, right? https://t.co/oGuFU0wWc2
— 💙 Koko 🥁 💙 (@Kokomothegreat) May 25, 2020
His name is Conor Lamb, and served our country with great distinction.
You on the other hand, Cadet Bonespurs, are a draft dodger and a coward. https://t.co/zm6utIjsZa
— The Persian Soltan (@SehzadeSoroush) May 25, 2020
Conor Lamb is who you are referring to and he served in the US Military. Of course Trump would use Memorial Day to smear a US Veteran.
— Ms. Krassenstein (@HKrassenstein) May 25, 2020
I will ask again: How long America? How long will we allow this unstable, unfit, ungodly man to be the elected leader of this great nation? Attacking a VET & US Congressman on #MemoriaDay Donald Trump is a disgusting unpatriotic man. #ConnorLamb https://t.co/N9Jzh1WP5c
— Sophia A. Nelson (@IAmSophiaNelson) May 25, 2020
Mocking a former marine on memorial day and being dumb enough to misspell Conor Lamb is kind of on brand for Trump https://t.co/9tKH1RlIdk
— Nick Nicosia (@NickJNicosia) May 25, 2020
Conor Lamb was an "active duty in the U.S. Marine Corps from 2009-2013 and continues to serve as a Major in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves." But the Commander-in-Chief, who never served a day in the military, sees fit to slander him on Memorial Day. https://t.co/8C5zbhQwd9
— The Rude Pundit (@rudepundit) May 25, 2020
Conor Lamb, whose name this deranged psychopath can't spell, is a marine. So, on Memorial Day, he is attacked as a "fraud" by a fatso golfer whose dad paid a doctor to get him out of Vietnam.
America, 2020. https://t.co/Pe9AjkQXZo
— Slava Malamud (@SlavaMalamud) May 25, 2020
Way to shit on a Marine on Memorial Day, you never disappoint. At least get his name right; it's LAMB. https://t.co/3ETZ6W91aw
— Shelly (@TexHellCat) May 25, 2020