Dem rips Trump's claim of historically unfair treatment
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Democratic Rep. Karen BassKaren Ruth BassOvernight Defense: Appeals court revives House lawsuit against military funding for border wall | Dems push for limits on transferring military gear to police | Lawmakers ask for IG probe into Pentagon's use of COVID-19 funds Democrats push to limit transfer of military-grade gear to police Outrage erupts over Breonna Taylor grand jury ruling MORE took to Twitter on Saturday to slam President Trump's claim that "no politician in history" has been treated worse than him.

"He can't be serious," the California lawmaker tweeted, sharing an image of former President Obama and former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonHillary Clinton after debate: 'Everyone better vote' Hillary Clinton: 'Black Lives Matter' is 'very profoundly a theological statement' House in near-unanimous vote affirms peaceful transfer of power MORE laughing with made up quotes mocking the president's claim.


Bass was not the only politician to knock Trump for his claim. Sen. John McCainJohn Sidney McCainAmerica's presence in Cam Ranh Bay should be more than occasional Meghan McCain, husband welcome first baby girl, Liberty Sage McCain Domenech The Hill's Morning Report - Sponsored by JobsOhio - Showdown: Trump-Biden debate likely to be nasty MORE (R-Ariz.), who was held captive during the Vietnam War, responded to Trump on MSNBC saying, "I've been worse treated than President Trump has, so let's be sure about that."

Trump made the remark while speaking at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy's commencement ceremony Wednesday amid a series of controversies swirling around ongoing investigation into ties between Trump's campaign and Russia during the election.

“Look at the way I’ve been treated lately, especially by the media," Trump said during during his speech at the New London, Conn. school. "No politician in history — and I say this with great surety — has been treated worse or more unfairly.”