Video: Veteran Rep. Duckworth berates IRS contractor

June 27, 2013 

Illinois Rep. Tammy Duckworth, an Iraq war veteran and double amputee, showed little sympathy for Virginia businessman Braulio Castillo when he testified on Capitol Hill Wednesday. Castillo won a contracting advantage with the IRS reserved for disabled veterans after claiming a sports injury from his days at a military prep school.


A Virginia businessman's prep-school injury used to justify disability claims raised the ire of Iraq veteran and double amputee Rep. Tammy Duckworth, who laid into him at a June 26 hearing.

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