By Tyler Durden
Just an hour after being attacked by President Trump in an early morning tweet storm, Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut has now responded with a few snarky jabs of his own.
“Mr. President: Your bullying hasn’t worked before and it won’t work now. No one is above the law.”
“This issue isn’t about me – it’s about the Special Counsel’s independence and integrity.”
This issue isn’t about me – it’s about the Special Counsel’s independence and integrity.
— Richard Blumenthal (@SenBlumenthal) August 7, 2017
Of course, Blumenthal’s response comes after Trump labeled him a “phony Vietnam con artist” in an early-morning twitter rant that covered a litany of topics from the “failing NYTimes” to the renovation schedule at the White House.
“Interesting to watch Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut talking about hoax Russian collusion when he was a phony Vietnam con artist!”
“Never in U.S.history has anyone lied or defrauded voters like Senator Richard Blumenthal. He told stories about his Vietnam battles and conquests, how brave he was, and it was all a lie. He cried like a baby and begged for forgiveness like a child. Now he judges collusion?”
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