Did Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal lie about his military service?

To view this site, you need to have Flash Player 9.0.115 or later installed. Click here to get the latest Flash player.

May 18, 2010, 12:06 pm
Comments(0)
Email
Print
Facebook
RSS



(NECN: Jennifer Eagan) - Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal is planning to address a report that he has misstated his military service during the Vietnam War.

The Democrat will hold a news conference to respond to a New York Times report, which posted a video of him at a 2008 event saying he had served in "Vietnam."

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/18/nyregion/18blumenthal.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CEZm_Gc8-Xw

Blumenthal's campaign on Monday night called the report an "outrageous distortion" of his record.

A Times spokesperson says the paper stands by its story.

Stay with NECN and NECN.com for complete coverage of today's press conference. He is expected to speak at 2pm.

Tags: Jennifer Eagan, Richard Blumenthal, military service, Vietnam War, The New York Times
RELATED STORIES
COMMENTS
Runners to begin 26.2-mile race to Boston in Hopkinton, Mass.
On last day of the expo at Hynes Convention Center, veteran runners spoke as massive crowds congregated at Copley Square
Monday's marathon to bring many closures to the Boston area