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Friday, June 22, 2018

Trump Hollows Out Veterans ‘Support Act’ With Funding Cuts

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Trump’s habit of exploiting our military and veterans is exceeded only by his talent for letting them down, as his recent actions regarding the so-called “VA Mission Act” demonstrate.

Last Wednesday, Trump signed the bill into law during an elaborately staged ceremony in the Rose Garden at the White House. But hours after the cameras were shut off and the cast of grateful vets and politicians had dispersed, Trump began working against the law he had just signed.

The night of the bill signing, Trump quietly released a statement objecting to three oversight provisions of the law, saying he would not treat them as mandatory.…

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Draft-dodger Giuliani Attacks Military Service On Memorial Day Weekend

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Rudy Giuliani marked Memorial Day weekend by referring to two men who have served their country as “clowns.”

On CNN’s “State of the Union” Sunday morning, host Dana Bash asked about Trump’s recent attacks on retired Gen. James Clapper and former CIA Director John Brennan, and the existence of a “criminal deep state.”

“I have no regard at all for Clapper and Brennan,” Giuliani said. “I think they are two clowns.”

After rambling about the “Spygate” conspiracy theory and criticizing Brennan for disowning the Bush-era torture program, he added, “They are not civil servants, as far as I know.”

“All of those decades of service in the military?” Bash asked.…

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Danziger: And Thanks For Your Service!

Jeff Danziger lives in New York City. He is represented by CWS Syndicate and the Washington Post Writers Group. He is the recipient of the Herblock Prize and the Thomas Nast (Landau) Prize. He served in the US Army in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Air Medal. He has published eleven books of cartoons and one novel. Visit him at DanzigerCartoons.com.