Duckworth Invites Tucker Carlson To ‘Walk A Mile In My Legs’ After He Accuses Her Of Hating America

Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) is pictured in the Senate basement at the U.S. Capitol as the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump continues on January 30, 2020. (Photo by Zach Gibson/Getty Images)
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After Fox News host Tucker Carlson accused Purple Heart recipient Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) of hating America, the senator reminded him on Monday night that between the two of them, only one lost both legs while serving in the U.S. military.

“Does @TuckerCarlson want to walk a mile in my legs and then tell me whether or not I love America?” Duckworth tweeted.

During his program earlier in the evening, Carlson had attacked Duckworth, who is reportedly a top candidate to be Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s running mate, calling the senator a “deeply silly and unimpressive person” after she asserted on Sunday that there ought to be a “national dialogue” in the debate over taking down statues of George Washington.

After playing a short clip of Duckworth’s remark, Carlson declared that Democrats “actually hate America.”

“We cannot let them run this nation because they hate it,” the Fox News host said. “Imagine what they would do to it.”

Duckworth, who is the first female double amputee to be elected senator, was awarded a Purple Heart after she lost her legs in 2004 while serving in the Iraq War.

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  1. Tucker used to wear bow ties for America, so…call it even.

  2. Tucker (rummaging around in his “Subjects I Wish I Had Never Broached” drawer): “Where the hell is that Tammy Duckworth attack?”:fearful:

  3. Avatar for bdtex bdtex says:

    Wishful thinking probably. I expect TC to double down now that Sen. Duckworth stood up to him.

  4. Avatar for docd docd says:

    Now that Dotard has adopted “Dems hate America” as part of his platform, we can expect to see a lot more of this. Dems need to strike back every time, pointing out something egregious that the accuser has done. After awhile, it won’t be as much fun for them.

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