Trump calls Sen. Blumenthal a ‘phony Vietnam con artist’

President Donald Trump called Sen. Richard Blumenthal, seen above outside the Senate, a “phony Vietnam con artist” after the lawmaker expressed strong support for a special counsel’s probe of Russia meddling in the election and possible collusion with Trump campaign officials. Photo by REUTERS/Mary F. Calvert. WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Monday lashed out at Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal, calling him a “phony Vietnam con artist” after the lawmaker...

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