Veterans Advocacy Group Slams Trump For Self-Promoting on Memorial Day: ‘#CadetBoneSpurs’

VoteVets, a liberal advocacy group that focuses on issues relating to veterans of the US military, responded to President Donald Trump’s self-promoting Memorial Day post by stating it was “the most inappropriate #MemorialDay comment that a @POTUS has ever made.”

“Self-promotion on a day to remember the fallen, and wishing those remembering their deceased loved ones a “happy” holiday is appalling. #CadetBoneSpurs,” tweeted the group — “cadet bone spurs” being a nickname for Trump created by Senator Tammy Duckworth, a veteran, who was referencing the president’s Vietnam War draft deferments.

Trump’s controversial Memorial Day post went as follows:

Other major Twitter accounts knocked the president for using the holiday focused on praising veterans, as even prominent conservatives knocked Trump for his latest questionable tweet.

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