CHICAGO (CBS) — Illinois U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth is trying to root out any current or retired military members who were part of the U.S. Capitol assault last Wednesday.
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“If accurate, it would be a disgraceful insult to the vast majority of servicemembers who honorably serve our nation…”
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We must address deeply troubling reports that certain servicemembers and military retirees violated their oaths by participating in last week's violent insurrection.
If these reports are true, the @DeptofDefense must hold these individuals accountable. https://t.co/2uaWiKRDeT
— Tammy Duckworth (@SenDuckworth) January 11, 2021
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