As the House of Representatives was debating articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump on Wednesday, CNN anchor Jake Tapper commented on Rep. Brian Mast (R-FL), who is also a retired U.S. Army bomb technician and Purple Heart recipient, position on impeachment.
In his remarks, Tapper questioned Mast’s “commitment” to democracy.
“But just one other thing,” Tapper said, interrupting co-host Dana Bash. “That’s relevant — what you’re saying is relevant because Congressman Brian Mast, a Republican from Florida, who lost his legs, by the way, fighting for democracy abroad. Although I don’t know what his — I don’t know about his commitment to it here in the United States. He said, did anybody say that? Yes, we heard them.”
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