Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Democrats who sat through Trump tribute to fallen Navy SEAL blasted online

Democrats have been blasted online for remaining seated during a tribute from President Donald Trump for fallen US Navy SEAL William ‘Ryan’ Owens in which Congress gave a standing ovation. Military chiefs also sat during the applause as Owens’ widow wept.

Trump paid tribute to the slain Navy special operator in the presence of his widow Caryn Owens during a joint session of Congress.

Owens, who was killed in a Yemen raid on January 29, was the first US serviceman to die in combat during the Trump administration. At least 25 civilians were also killed in the raid and a $70 million US military helicopter was also destroyed ....