CNN’s Tapper Questions Double Amputee, Purple Heart Recipient GOP Rep. Mast’s ‘Commitment’ to Democracy

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 actually also a retired U.S. Army bomb technician as well as Purple Heart recipient, position on impeachment.

In his remarks, Tapper questioned Mast’s “commitment” to democracy.

“nevertheless just one additional thing,” Tapper said, interrupting co-host Dana Bash. “which’s relevant — what you’re saying is actually relevant because Congressman Brian Mast, a Republican via 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 This particular here from the United States. He said, did anybody say which? Yes, we heard them.”

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