President Trump tweets insults at Connecticut senator

(NEXSTAR)– It’s the most recent attack on Senator Blumenthal by President Trump.

Just minutes after Sen. Blumenthal’s initial comments, President Trump tweeted,

The president was referring to what Sen. Blumenthal said during his 2010 Senate campaign.

Sen. Blumenthal said that he had served in Vietnam, later saying he misspoke and meant to say he was in the Marine Reserve during the Vietnam conflict.

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Sen. Blumenthal reacted to the Trump Twitter tirade earlier today, saying,

Back in May, the president also tweeted about Sen. Blumenthal after the senator was critical of the president’s firing of former FBI Director James Comey. Back then, President Trump said on Twitter, “Watching Senator Richard Blumenthal speak of Comey is a joke.”

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