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Why hasn’t Donald Trump ever visited American troops in a war zone, like every normal president does? He claims to be too busy and insists that there are secret plans afoot.

But Stephen Colbert isn’t buying his excuses and puts more faith in the Washington Post version, as explained by an anonymous aide: “He’s never been interested…he’s afraid of those situations.” Or maybe it’s just his bone spurs acting up.

Far from home and family on the holiday, our soldiers can chortle at their commander-in-chief’s expense.

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Sen. Chuck Grassley

Reprinted with permission from DailyKos

Last year, Senate Republicans were already feeling so desperate about their upcoming midterm prospects that they rushed to wish Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa a speedy and full recovery from COVID-19 so that he could run for reelection in 2022. The power of incumbency is a huge advantage for any politician, and Republicans were clinging to the idea of sending Grassley—who will be 89 when the '22 general election rolls around—back to the upper chamber for another six-year term.

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