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Trump Attacks Blumenthal Over Supreme Court Nominee's Critical Comments

Trump Attacks Blumenthal Over Supreme Court Nominee's Critical Comments

President Donald Trump attacked Sen. Richard Blumenthal's military record Thursday, a day after the senator revealed critical comments Neil Gorsuch, Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court, made about the president's aggressive remarks about the judicial branch.

"Sen. Richard Blumenthal, who never fought in Vietnam when he said for years he had (major lie), now misrepresents what Judge Gorsuch told him?" Trump posted on Twitter at 6:57 a.m., contradicting accounts from Gorsuch's own team and other senators who met with him.

"I was incredulous," Blumenthal said when he learned of Trump's tweet. "There's no question that Judge Gorsuch said in our...

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