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GOP Senator Gets a Savage History Lesson After Claiming 'We Will Never Rewrite the Constitution'

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A GOP Senator and devout supporter of President Donald Trump is getting mocked on the internet for a tweet about the United States constitution.

Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) tweeted that the United States would "never rewrite the Constitution."

Claims that the United States has a perfect Constitution might be congruent with the level of so-called patriotism encouraged by several members of the GOP, BUT the founding fathers established four different channels through which the Constitution could be amended.

The most common process employed to amend the Constitution is through a two-thirds passage of an amendment by both houses of Congress with ratification by 38 states.

Since the Bill of Rights was ratified in the late 18th century with 10 amendments, 17 amendments have been added to the United States Constitution, including amendments establishing the right of women to vote, the abolition of slavery, and more.

People were quick to remind Blackburn that the United States Constitution isn't exempt from edits.

Not only have some of these amendments affected Blackburn's own life and trajectory, but she herself has supported constitutional amendments multiple times.

Blackburn has yet to clarify the tweet, and hasn't indicated she will.