Rep. Mast Fires Back After Jake Tapper Questions If He Cares About America: “I Lost Two Legs For Jake Tapper’s Right To Say Whatever The Hell He Wants”

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On Wednesday, CNN’s Jake Tapper questioned whether or not Congressman Brian Mast cares about democracy in America after he voted against impeaching President Donald Trump on Wednesday.

Rep. Mast — who lost both of his legs while fighting for America abroad before running for public office — was one of 197 House Republicans who opposed Democrats’ second impeachment of Trump, which comes just days before the President’s term expires.

Jake Tapper stated as follows: “Congressman Brian Mast, a Republican from Florida — who lost his legs, by the way, fighting for democracy abroad — although I don’t know about his committment to it here in the United States…”

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Rep. Mast hit Tapper with a reality check upon learning of his remarks.

“I lost two legs for @jaketapper’s right to say whatever the hell he wants, but that free speech also protects the Republicans he is so eager to condemn for asking Constitutional questions about the election,” Rep. Mast tweeted. See Below

Rep. Mast Hits Jake Tapper With A Reality Check

In ending, here are some of the most highly engaged reactions to Jake Tapper’s remarks: