Rep. Tammy Duckworth, a Double Amputee Veteran, Blasts Trump Over Joke About How 'Easy' It Was Getting Purple Heart

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Rep. Tammy Duckworth, a Double Amputee Veteran, Blasts Trump Over Joke About How 'Easy' It Was Getting Purple Heart
Donald Trump is facing rebukes from military veterans again - this time for making a joke about how easy it is to get a Purple Heart after a veteran handed him one as a gift at a rally on Tuesday. Illinois Rep. Tammy Duckworth, an Iraq War veteran who lost both of her legs when her helicopter was shot down in 2004, led the way, posting a photo of herself in a hospital bed wearing the medal on her gown. "This is how one usually looks when you are awarded a Purple Heart. Nothing easy about it," she wrote. She was
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