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Sep 9, 2020

On Senate Floor, Tester Blasts Trump for Unconscionable Remarks on American War Heroes

Senator leads resolution honoring the service and sacrifice of members of the U.S. Armed Forces, veterans, and Gold Star families and denouncing the President’s disparaging comments

U.S. Senator Jon Tester, Ranking Member of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee, took to the Senate floor today to condemn President Donald Trump’s disparaging of Americans who lost their lives in war.

“This President has crossed the line,” said Tester. “‘Suckers’ and ‘losers’ do not belong in the same sentence as our military, especially when you are talking about the Greatest Generation that gave their lives for this country. It is not time for resolutions that are political games—it is time to tell this President he screwed up. And if we don’t, it will affect this country’s future long after he steps out of the presidency.”

Tester also joined his Senate colleagues today in introducing a resolution to denounce the President’s shameful remarks, and honor the service and sacrifice of members of the U.S. Armed Forces and veterans. Tester quickly blasted Trump’s remarks last week following initial reporting.

Tester’s full resolution is available HERE.

Office Contact Information

Senator Tester's Montana staff serves the state from offices in Billings, Bozeman, Butte, Great Falls, Helena, Kalispell, and Missoula. Please bring your concerns with federal agencies, academy nominations, and other situations to one of these Montana offices.

Billings

Judge Jameson Federal Building
2900 4th Ave N, Suite 201
Billings, MT 59101
Phone: (406) 252-0550
Fax: (406) 252-7768

Bozeman

Avant Courier Building
1 E Main Street, Suite 202
Bozeman, MT 59715
Phone: (406) 586-4450
Fax: (406) 586-7647

Butte

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125 W Granite, Suite 200
Butte, MT 59701
Phone: (406) 723-3277
Fax: (406) 782-4717

Great Falls

119 1st Avenue N, Suite 102
Great Falls, MT 59401
Phone: (406) 452-9585
Fax: (406) 452-9586

Helena

208 North Montana Avenue
Suite 104
Helena, MT 59601
Phone: (406) 449-5401
Fax: (406) 449-5462

Kalispell

8 Third Street E
Kalispell, MT 59901
Phone: (406) 257-3360
Fax: (406) 257-3974

Missoula

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Missoula, MT 59802
Phone: (406) 728-3003
Fax: (406) 728-2193

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