‘All-New Low’: Don Lemon Slams Trump for Making US Troops ‘Pawns’ in Defense Budget Fight Because ‘He Thinks He’s Being Censored on Twitter’

CNN’s Don Lemon called out President Donald Trump for his threat to veto the massive defense budget bill — and threaten a scheduled pay raise for US military servicemembers — because he wants Congress to take action on an unrelated policy about social media legal immunity.

On Tuesday night, Trump had publicly warned that he would not sign the roughly $740 billion National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that Congress has passed, obliquely citing his desire to revoke Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. Then, on Wednesday, White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany reiterated that “the president is serious” about his threat to block the bipartisan bill.

Trump has repeatedly railed against that provision of the communications law, claiming that it unfairly shields
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