He got what he asked for.

President Trump — who recently urged Republicans to "get tougher" on the impeachment inquiry — praised a group of GOP rebels Thursday for disrupting the probe by storming into a secure hearing room on Capitol Hill and camping out there for a few hours.

"Thank you to House Republicans for being tough, smart, and understanding in detail the greatest Witch Hunt in American History," the president posted. "It has been going on since long before I even got Elected (the Insurance Policy!). A total Scam!"

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One Republican ad questioned a combat soldier’s commitment to helping other veterans. Another struck a sinister tone in referencing a veteran’s Marine Corps T-shirt. And in yet another congressional district, the GOP candidate implied that ideas don’t matter in the military, prompting backlash from a major veterans-related group.

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Who wore it better? No, not Melania’s Dolce and Gabbana, or the Democratic women’s black garb, or the Republican women’s red, white, and blue garb, or all the men’s dark suit-bright tie combinations. I speak of the one item no Washington politician would be caught dead without at a State of the Union address: a troop.

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Ronald Reagan — conservative icon, emblematic commander in chief, cowboy — popularized what he called “the Eleventh Commandment” through his political career: “Thou shalt not speak ill of any fellow Republican.”

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As the 2016 presidential candidates ramp up their campaigns, there are a number of hot-button topics being debated. Among them are veterans’ issues.

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