Watch: Double Amputee Purple Heart Recipient Responds To CNN’s Jake Tapper Questioning His Commitment To Democracy, ‘I Lost Two Legs For Jake Tapper’s Right To…

Earlier this week as the House of Representatives was debating articles of impeachment against President Trump CNN’s Jake Tapper quested the patriotism of Rep. Brian Mast (R-FL), who is a former US Army bomb technician and Purple Heart recipient. 

Tapper questioned Mast’s “commitment” to the country. 

“But just one other thing,” Tapper said, interrupting co-host Dana Bash. “That’s relevant — what you’re saying is relevant because Congressman Brian Mast, a Republican from 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 it here in the United States. He said, did anybody say that? Yes, we heard them.”


Rep. Mast responded saying Tapper has the right to say what he wants but free speech also applies to Republicans.

Tapper wouldn’t apologize…

Rep. Brian Mast who took some time to give the US troops deployed to the Capitol a history lesson and was attempting to get them into the Speakers Gallery.