GOP Rep. Madison Cawthorn Receives A Brutal Reminder After Veterans Tweet

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Far-right Rep. Madison Cawthorn’s tweet evoking veterans backfired.

The North Carolina Republican appeared to criticize House approval of $40 billion in aid for Ukraine with this post on Wednesday:

In response, he received a series of searing reminders of his own votes against bills that assist former U.S. military service members.

“DON’T EVEN pretend you care about Veterans,” responded VoteVets, a progressive PAC promoting Democratic military veterans for Congress.

Other critics remembered Cawthorn’s misleading campaign ads that sought to spin his rejection by the U.S. Naval Academy.

This article originally appeared on HuffPost and has been updated.

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